Pick Up Austria's New Coin—If You Can Lift It
November 2004 by Verena DobnikThe Austrian Mint recently unveiled its new coin—a 68-pound, 24-carat gleaming gold disc worth about $500,000—touting it as the world’s largest and a powerful investment tool.
Let’s examine why your placer gold looks the way it does and what you can tell about its journey based upon its appearance.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Barrick Gold Corp
• Randgold Resources
• Pacific Gold Corp
• World Ventures Inc
• Acadian Gold Corp
• Phelps Dodge Corp
• Timberline Resources Corp
We are at a crossroads; either we establish the mining, production and refining of rare earth elements here in the US or we remain subjected to the whims of the Chinese government.
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