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Gold: The History of Gold (Part I)

-- Posted Sunday, 3 June 2012 | | Disqus

This is the first instalment of a four part infographic series on gold.

Wars have been fought over gold. Love has been expressed by it. Gold has changed the landscape of civilizations and the world.

But what makes gold so great? This infographic examines the history of gold from ancient history to the gold rushes of the centuries ago. It looks at its properties and how it became not only a currency, but the gold standard.

This is the first instalment of a four part infographic series on gold


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