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Visual Capitalist releases Part 4 of the Gold Series

by Greg Klein | June 25, 2014

The latest of a five-part series by Visual Capitalist, Gold and the Best Reasons to Own It presents the yellow metal’s case in words and images. Even gold skeptics might find some of the information intriguing, such as this example of the metal’s staying power:

“In Roman times, an ounce of gold was enough to buy a quality tailored toga, sandals and accessories. During the Depression, an ounce of gold was enough to buy a quality tailor-made suit, shoes and accessories. Still today, an ounce of gold buys a great tailor-made suit, shoes and accessories.”

The infographic appears below. Sponsored by Goldcorp TSX:G and other mining/exploration companies, the series’ first three releases are available here:

Read about Matthew Hart’s book Gold: The Race for the World’s Most Seductive Metal

Visual Capitalist releases Part 4 of the Gold Series

 

Posted by permission of Visual Capitalist.

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