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GOLDEN THRONE FOR A REAL ROYAL FLUSH

While gold prices continue to make record highs, royalty knows no boundaries with this golden throne that truly is fit for a king, but you’ll need to be pretty flush to afford it at a breathtaking £129,000. It might be £129,000 down the pan, but at least you’d be the proud new owner of one read the rest …

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Chinese celebrate Year of the Dragon with gold

China celebrated its New Year on Jan 23, with celebrations and fireworks to welcome the Year of the Dragon. The dragon is supposed to bring luck in wealth so gold has become a popular commodity in China. A report in the Financial Times says that China overtook India as the world’s biggest gold jewellery buyers read the rest …

Undated file photo shows 45-caliber circa 1921 Thompson submachine gun believed to have been owned and used by Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker

Bonnie and Clyde guns bring $210,000 in Missouri auction

Two guns believed seized from gangsters Bonnie and Clyde in 1933 after a deadly Missouri shootout with police sold for a combined $210,000 at an auction on Saturday in Kansas City to an unnamed online bidder. The bidder paid $130,000 for a .45-caliber Thompson submachine gun, known as a “Tommy gun” in gangster slang. The read the rest …

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“Holy grail” of gold coins sells for $7.4M

NEW ORLEANS – An exceedingly rare 1787 gold Brasher doubloon has been sold for $7.4 million, one of the highest prices ever paid for a gold coin. Blanchard and Co., the New Orleans-based coin and precious metals company that brokered the deal, told The Associated Press the doubloon was purchased by a Wall Street investment read the rest …

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St. Peter’s Basilica

The Papal Basilica of Saint Peter (Latin: Basilica Sancti Petri), officially known in Italian as Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano and commonly known as Saint Peter’s Basilica, is a Late Renaissance church located within the Vatican City. Saint Peter’s Basilica has the largest interior of any Christian church in the world.[1] While it read the rest …