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The Crown Jewels Of The United Kingdom

Though they’ve only been collecting them for about 350 years, the British crown jewels are still by far the most expansive set of regalia in the world. There are 141 items, from spoons to crowns. And even the most basic is probably worth more than your grandmother’s prized china collection. Sorry grandma! Why is the collection only 350 years old,

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Gold, Silver and Money in Ancient Egypt

If you think that we’ve been fascinated by gold since the beginning of civilization you’d be wrong. It goes back further than that. Gold flakes have even been found in caves from our prehistoric days! Talk about a long-term obsession. Of course, the systematic digging up of gold had to wait until we had a system – or state –

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