The political history of silver in America
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.