The info graphic shows Gold as an excellent commodity among investment options. Starting with the history of gold, its transition from a ornamental metal to a currency marker and the first steps in gold valuation.
According to the info graphic, the first pricing of this yellow metal was done in 307 AD during the Roman Empire when 1 pound of gold cost 100,000 denariis. With hyperinflation this value tripled within a short span of 17 years – 300,000 denariis in 324 AD. This was a landmark in the history of the Roman Empire that resulted in its collapse.
In modern times, the trial of pyx was the first system established to test the purity of gold. It began in England in the year 1282. Another system of tests was developed later called the Bretton Woods System.
It was created by the USA and tagged it with the pricing of dollar. At that time 888.671mg of gold was pieced at $1. In 1971, the system was abandoned due to imbalances in the economy. It also talks about the Great Gold Rush of the West Coast, gold prohibition and Federal gold reserves.
The info graphic concludes by showing the comparison between Google and Gold stock prices and the wide gap between the two, proving the fact that investment in gold is a great way to save your hard earned money.