Post #274 The Story of Gold | Documentary | Currencies | Gold Price
Gold: The Story of Man’s 6000 Year Obsession – Episode 1
In episode 1 Grant Williams looks at gold’s role throughout the history of mankind. We will find out how and why gold became money and trace its path through the rise and fall of empires and civilizations. Grant travels around the world to try and understand why gold became money and how it has outlasted every alternative currency for thousands of years. He charts the history of the yellow metal, and shows us why gold has retained its unique place at the center of the global financial system for 6000 years.