January 06, 2013 at 09:00 AM EST
A Brief, 2000 Year History Of Gold Prices
It really is no exaggeration to say that human beings have valued gold for as long as they’ve been able to get their hands on it. Burial sites going back to the 4 th millennium BC include skillfully wrought gold artifacts, and weights of gold were used in commerce well before the Lydians started minting coins around 600 BC [for more gold news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter ]. See the full story here → Related Posts: Gold’s 12 Year Run May Finally Be Over Jim Rogers: There’s Too Much Speculation In Gold China Market Welcomes Gold ETFs The Dangerous Sign Jim Rogers Sees For Gold Overseas Gold ETFs: Safer or Gimmick?
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