The volume of content available on the history of gold surpasses the current global computing cloud space, so we have chosen a miniscule slice of the yellow metal’s finer and more engaging moments; to demonstrate how the human race and gold interact. We start at the beginning, as all good stories should, and progress swiftly through all man’s ‘golden ages’.

The beginning of time and the universe are generally accepted as a singular event which took place 15 billion years ago, give or take a year. Stephen Hawkins theories are well presented and accepted by the majority of investors. Other schools of thought may have merit and the timeline may vary, but a singular event is conceded by all as the beginning.