December 22, 2012 at 09:00 AM EST
A Brief 2000-Year History Of Silver Prices
Silver has always been the redheaded stepchild of gold throughout human history. While its beauty, scarcity and utility have certainly been appreciated since pre-history, silver just isn’t as rare as gold and has never been esteemed as highly. For much of history, though, silver has been money. While the average laborer (or peasant) probably never saw a single gold coin in their hands in their lifetime, silver money was a different story [for more silver ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter ]. See the full story here → Related Posts: Battle Metals vs. Miners: Silver Edition 2012 6 Ways Get Your Dividends in Gold and Silver Bullion Silver Slaughtered: Time To Buy? SIL vs. SLV: How They’ve Performed So Far In 2012 Top 50 Silver Investing Blogs
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