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2010-06-15 08:35:00

TSX: GQM VANCOUVER, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. is pleased to announce it has engaged Norwest Corporation of Vancouver, British Columbia, to update the feasibility study on the Soledad Mountain Project to reflect current market economics. Norwest Corporation previously prepared a feasibility study on the Project, which is reported in a NI 43-101 compliant Technical Report dated January 23, 2008. The January 2008 report was prepared using base case prices of...

2010-06-11 07:28:00

VIENNA, Austria, June 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 25, 2010, the world's largest gold coin, a 2007 Canadian $ 1,000.000 Maple Leaf is to be auctioned at Vienna's Dorotheum. This coin breaks all records: It weighs a staggering 100 kilos and measures 53 cm in diameter. But the most remarkable thing about this impressive coin, which cannot even be lifted by two men, is that it is made exclusively of the purest, finest and most refined gold: 999.99/1000 gold. The world...

2010-05-27 16:49:25

Demonstrating that chemistry sometimes can inform history, researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Colorado College and Mount Saint Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Md., have shown that sensitive nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques can be used to determine the elemental composition of ancient coins, even coins that generally have been considered too corroded for such methods*. Along the way, the researchers' analysis of coins minted in ancient Judea...

2010-05-12 07:39:00

GAINESVILLE, Mo., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Cultural Property Advisory Committee hearings on renewal of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Italy were held at the U.S. State Department in Washington D.C. on May 6-7. The committee heard comments in open public session from representatives of five main groups of concerned citizens: Archaeologists, Museum Administrators, Art and Antiquity Collectors, the Numismatic Trade and Ancient Coin Collectors. Collectors expressed concern that coins...

2010-05-03 15:17:00

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Nichols, Senior Economic Advisor to Rosland Capital (www.roslandcapital.com), had the following commentary based on recent market activity and the week ahead: The gold market is already telling us that the global sovereign debt crisis will likely get worse, despite this weekend's bailout of Greece by the European Union. The U.S. dollar price of gold - having risen 6% in April - began this week and the new month on a strong note, moving higher...

2010-04-23 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The price of gold bullion may well be impacted by the result of the forthcoming UK General Election. A hung parliament is a widely tipped outcome for one of the closest elections in generations and the uncertainty that this has caused has led to April seeing a sterling price record for gold - the precious metal hitting GBP754 per ounce earlier on in the month. A hung parliament could lead to increased economic uncertainty and lower confidence...

2010-04-13 09:47:00

GAINESVILLE, Mo., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 6-7, the U.S. State Department's Cultural Property Advisory Committee will deliberate on a request for renewal of import restrictions on a variety of objects that Italy claims as State cultural heritage. See: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/2010-7898.htm The Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG) expects that, in this session, an attempt will be made to add coins to the list of restricted objects -- even though they have been exempted...

2010-03-31 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Nichols, Senior Economic Advisor to Rosland Capital, had the following commentary based on today's market activity and the week ahead. Gold managed to end last week over the psychologically important $1,100 level, after briefly falling to an intraday low of $1,085 an ounce last Wednesday. This recovery reflects an apparent resolution of the Greek sovereign debt crisis, bringing with it a stronger European currency, a weaker U.S. dollar and a...

2010-03-31 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The rise in the popularity of Internet based gold exchanges is appealing to those who have never previously invested in gold before. The online exchanges, such as Gold Made Simple, are assisting in removing some of the traditional barriers to investing in gold bullion, for the demographics and social groups who might previously have considered themselves unable to buy gold. Investing in gold has traditionally been seen as somewhat elitist and...

2010-03-24 03:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The rise of Internet based gold exchanges such as Gold Made Simple continues to make investing in gold bullion accessible for people from all demographics. Traditionally seen as somewhat elitist, gold investment has received more media attention over the past 18 months as investment rocketed in the face of weakened global currencies. The price per troy ounce of the precious metal often runs disproportionately to the strength of the dollar....