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Dolaucolthi Gold Mines: Britain’s Only Known Roman Gold Mine

6 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments SmileToBeFree

Over a series of short articles and short mobile documentaries, I hope to introduce you to some of the magic and mystery, history fact and history fiction that is woven into the story of wonderful and hidden gem that is Dolaucothi. Now in the care of...

Is Bitcoin really better than gold?

5 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Permabull

Bitcoin’s value proposition is its scarcity - 21 million and that's it. Nobody is able to water down the money in circulation (creating another million or a couple) and make profit from it. Because of its scarcity, Bitcoin is arguably much better sto...

Gold Mining is Stopping Trees From Regrowing In the Amazon says Study

5 Jul 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Jjpn47

Researchers at the University of Leeds has found that Gold Mining restricts the regrowth of Plants in the Amazon Rainforest thus accumulating Carbon. “This study shows that tropical forest are strongly impacted by mining activities and have little ca...

How rare gold is

2 Jul 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Aristos

The rarity of an asset is not always fixed in time. It is a matter of technological capabilities and demand. It changes as technological capabilities evolve. The shells served as money as it was difficult to collect on a large scale. When larger ship...

Trumpman's Treasury #8 - Gold Sovereign, Elizabeth II Young Head (1966)

29 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments trumpman

As promised in my latest post, today I have something really, really sexy for you . It's small, but shinny. And amongst one of the most expensive and precious items in my treasury! A Sovereign (British coin) back from 1966: It's funny. A coin sligh...

The Great Depression - Ep5 - The Story of Money

24 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AureusDenarius

Oh say can you see, the more things change, the more things stay the same. In this episode of The Story of Money we dive into an often talked about, but often misunderstood, period of American history. If you want to support me on other platforms, p...

The History of Debasement - Ep4 - The Story of Money

24 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AureusDenarius

We've taken a look at the concept of money, the curse of fiat currency and the origins of money. Now we must go back over our steps once again and learn how it all goes wrong. This is the history of debasement and it's an important lesson to know. I...

The Origin of Money - Ep3 - The Story of Money

24 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AureusDenarius

We didn't always have money, before that we had barter. When did money first begin and what forms did it take in the early days leading up to now? I explore a brief history of the origin of money. If you want to support me on other platforms, please...

The Curse of Fiat Currency - Ep2 - The Story of Money

23 Jun 2020 1 minute read 4 comments AureusDenarius

Fiat currency is currency that isn't backed by any sort of commodity and is typically agreed upon by various state powers in order to have it be the default currency of a country. It never ends well and always drops to zero within a few generations....

What is Money? - Ep1 - The Story of Money

23 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AureusDenarius

What is money? Is it the paper dollars in your wallet? Is it the coins in your pocket? Is it the numbers in your bank account? These are all types of currency, but are they really money? No, at least not anymore. Currency and money have a distinction...