The political history of silver in America

American Institute for Economic Research/Joakim Book

Repost from 9-10-2021

Gold is the primary store of value for those who mistrust the government, but silver remains the refuge of choice for most people because it is cheaper and more accessible.”

USAGOLD note: One for history buffs in general and history buffs who own silver in particular. Oxford University’s Joakim Bok takes us on a detailed and entertaining excursion into the history of silver centered around William Silber’s book, The Story of Silver: How the White Metal Shaped America and the Modern World. 

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