Archive for June, 2010

Why gold and silver?

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Throughout history, mankind has used various items as a medium of exchange, or money. Feathers, shells, sticks of wood, huge wheel-shaped rocks, salt, beads, tobacco, animal skins, and even cows have been used as money at one time or another. Anything that satisfied the conditions of relative rarity, easily recognized value and durability to protect […]

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