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The MGS Precious Metals Blog

Manhattan Gold & Silver is an industry leader in precious metal pricing and refining with more than 30 years of experience. During our time in the business, we’ve found the topic of precious metals to be a vast and interesting one. Here on our precious metals blog, we write in-depth posts about the science of precious metal refining, historical and modern uses for precious metals, market news, and much more.

Rhodium Riches: Locating America’s Deposits

Hidden beneath American soil lies valuable deposits of rhodium, a precious metal with a price tag surpassing even that of gold. In this article, we’ll delve into the world of rhodium to review the historical significance of rhodium in the US, pinpoint current locations of these valuable deposits, and explore the promising opportunities for rhodium […]

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The Golden Link to Sustainability: Why ESG Matters for Precious Metal Refineries

With gold prices remaining high, the spotlight is now shining on the importance of sustainability in the precious metal industry. As environmental concerns continue to shape consumer behavior and investor decisions, the adoption of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices has become a critical factor for the long-term success of precious metal refineries. In this […]

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The History of The Royal Canadian Mint

Our latest trip on our tour of mints around the world bring us to Canada! The Royal Canadian Mint has a history that dates back over a century. Join us as we discover early years of the Mint, explore key milestones, see popular coins produced, and uncover the unique features that make the Royal Canadian […]

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Explaining the Design and History of the Silver Maple Leaf Coin

In the world of numismatics, the Silver Maple Lead coin is known for its craftsmanship, history, and artistry. With its instantly recognizable maple leaf motif and precious metal purity, this silver bullion coin has become sought-after. Join us as we delve into the design and history of the Silver Maple Leaf, exploring its symbolism, evolution, […]

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The Environmental Impact of Recycling Precious Metals

In honor of Earth Day, we’re sharing about how recycling your precious metals can have a positive impact on the environment. In this blog post, we’ll explore how working with a trusted partner like Manhattan Gold & Silver can reduce waste, conserve resources, and promote sustainability in the precious metal industry. By choosing to recycle […]

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What Jewelry Items Contain Platinum?

You may be surprised to learn that right now, there platinum could be lurking in your jewelry box. That’s right – platinum, the valuable and coveted metal that can fetch a hefty price. But where exactly can you find this hidden treasure? From antique and vintage pieces to custom-made creations and even gemstone settings, we’ll […]

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