The Gold Series: The History of Gold

The Gold Series: The History of Gold

May 30, 2012 By Jeff Desjardins

 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.

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To continue reading, please go to the original article here:

The Gold Series: The History of Gold (Part 1)

https://www.visualcapitalist.com/gold-series-history-gold/

The Gold Series: Mining and Supply (Part 2)

https://www.visualcapitalist.com/gold-series-mining-supply-part-2/

The Gold Series: Uses and Demand (Part 3)

https://www.visualcapitalist.com/gold-series-uses-demand-part-3/

The Gold Series: Gold as an Investment (Part 4)

https://www.visualcapitalist.com/gold-series-gold-investment-part-4/