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How and why did gold become money?

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Investment
27 Jan 2020

How did Newton make gold into a currency? 

Vivek Kaul

Economist & Author
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#SpeakingOfGold with Vivek Kaul - Did you know that India used silver as a currency until 1893?

Economist Vivek Kaul breaks down how Newton changed all of that by becoming the first person credited with replacing the “Silver Standard” with a “Gold Standard”. Trace the history of Newton’s greatest achievement as “Master of Mint” in under 130 seconds and learn how he established the gold price for over 200 years. 

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