The World’s Gold and Silver Coin Production vs. Money Creation #infographic

The World’s Gold and Silver Coin Production vs. Money Creation #infographic
Both precious metals and cash serve as safe haven assets in order to minimize losses during market turmoil. However, while modern currencies can be printed by central governments, precious metals derive value from their scarcity.

We equate the gold and silver coin production value of the world to the rise of the world currency in this infographic from Texas Precious Metals.

Central banks have implemented numerous measures to help support economies, including the issuing of new currencies, in response to the global pandemic.

In the first half of 2020, the global money supply rose by more than $11.8 trillion. In fact, over the same timeframe, the value of printed currency was 1,600 times higher than the value of minted gold coins.

Investors may want to consider which asset, as they look to protect their portfolios, is more vulnerable to inflation.

The World’s Gold and Silver Coin Production vs. Money Creation #infographic

infographic by: www.visualcapitalist.com

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