Panning for Gold Lately? Not Like This Guy!

Panning for Gold Lately? Not Like This Guy!

Imagine you go out prospecting for gold and you find a nugget “as thick as a T-bone steak: 5 inches long, 1 1/2 inch thick by 4 inches wide!” Bryant Shock, co-owner of Gold Prospecting Adventures in Jamestown, California described a large nugget found last week by an amateur gold prospector at Woods Creek in Jamestown.  The prospector who found the huge nugget goes by the name Oscar and has chosen to keep a low profile. Do you blame him?...

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Gold Prices: Historic Gold Price Trends Over 100 Years

Gold Prices: Historic Gold Price Trends Over 100 Years

While we were surfing around the web recently, one of our team members stumbled upon this helpful website known as Macrotrends.  It’s a very helpful interactive chart showing the wide range of gold history, price fluctuations and other info within the gold market. Click here to view and interact with the chart!  It will pop up with some really interesting information. Remember, Los Angeles Gold & Silver pays top dollar for gold and...

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Los Angeles – Gold Prices Today

Los Angeles – Gold Prices Today

Did you know? Right on the Los Angeles Gold & Silver website you can get daily prices for gold and all the precious metals market values you need!  Currently, gold prices are holding their own, and gold is the most widely searched of all the metals.  So, be sure to bookmark our website and simply refer to our website’s scroller, located at the bottom of our front page (as shown in the pic). Remember, we pay top dollar for all of your...

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How Much Gold is in Olympic Gold Medals?

How Much Gold is in Olympic Gold Medals?

At Los Angeles Gold & Silver, we are asked all sorts of questions about gold and silver values. The big question on everyone’s mind is the Olympic gold medals! How much gold do they really contain and how much are they worth? According to sources, the medal values are much different than you might think.  In fact, the medals contain more silver than gold!  Check out the latest post here via Kitco and see what those values actually...

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50 Facts About Gold You May Not Know

50 Facts About Gold You May Not Know

  What actually is gold and what makes it valuable? We are asked this question a lot! The story of gold is as complicated as the metal itself. Wars have been (and continue to be) fought for it. Scientists marvel over it. Archaeologists go insane over it. Love has been declared with it. No matter how you slice it, gold is a global standard and everyone wants it! Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs portrayed gold as the brilliance of the sun, while...

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Recent Trends In The Rare Coin Market

Recent Trends In The Rare Coin Market

I am posting an article on recent market changes that have occurred in the Rare Coin market. This article addresses a few important issues concerning investing in Rare Coins that should be of interest to anyone involved in Numismatics.  By Doug Winter -If you are a reasonably long-term participant in the rare coin market, you may not have recognized the fact that the market has changed in a huge way in the last five to ten years. Walking around...

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