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    Gold Infographics

    Gold - Visualized in Bullion Bars
    There's surprisingly little Gold in the world & this infographic shows all the Gold ever mined.
    In this Gold infographic everything is calculated with Gold price at $2000/oz.
    When Gold reaches $3110/oz, 1 oz of Gold & a $100 bill will have equal value in weight,
    and it won't matter if you have 1oz of $100 bills or 1oz of Gold.
    Gold is usually measured in Troy Ounces. A Troy Ounce is about 1.09 regular Ounces.
    Gold - Size Chart
    This is a chart of standard Gold bullion size comparison.
    The cubes are measured by volume & Gold weight of 19.30 g/cm−3.
    The plates are typical Gold bar dimensions of same Gold weight.

    50 Grams of Gold

    250 Grams of Gold

    100 Grams of Gold

    500 Grams of Gold

    1KG of Gold

    400 Troy Oz of Gold
    999.9 Fine Bullion Bar
    The Gold bar to the right is worth the $800,000 displayed on the left at $2000/oz.
    The Gold bar weights 12.44 kg, 27.42lbs or more than
    3x 1-gallon milk jugs - quite heavy.

    As an investment, Gold has out performed Dow Jones for last 8 years straight.

    1 Ton of Gold
    The 1 ton of Gold is worth $64.3 Million dollars at $2000/oz.
    Gold has gone from $18.92 in 1911 to over $1,700 in 2012, the price of Gold has inflated more than 9,000%
    In recent times, Tungsten (heavy 'cheap' metal) filled fake Gold bars, which look like the ones above, have been found in Manhattan.
    Such tungsten fake bars can be even be ordered from &
    The Bank of England's Gold Reserves can be seen in this video.

    A Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Truck full of Gold
    This is how much Gold the average man could haul in his truck without braking the suspension.
    Max carrying weight of the truck is 3670 lbs = 1664.68kg, which is the weight of the Gold you see in the truck bed - 133x 400oz bullion bars of Gold.
    The value of the 1.66 tonnes of Gold at $2000/oz is displayed to the left at $106.4 Million dollars.

    Value of Gold on Truck
    $106.4 Million

    1.66 Tonnes of Gold

    10 Tonnes of Gold vs 100 Tonnes
    The Central Banks of western countries usually handle their nations' large Gold Reserves. Couple generations ago the US dollar was backed by Gold, so the Fed had to hold Gold. Today, the dollar is backed by the confidence in United States' repayment of its debt (bonds). The US Central Bank's- The Federal Reserve's Chairman Ben Bernanke, says that Gold is only held as a tradition and that Gold is not money.

    10 Tonnes of Gold

    100 Tonnes of Gold

    Semi Truck 'full' of Gold - 24.88 Tonnes
    The legal carry weight of a semi-truck is between 22-25 tonnes.
    The truck is carrying 24.88 tonnes of Gold worth $1.6 Billion dollars @ $2000/oz (on the 2nd truck).

    $1.6 Billion

    24.88 Tonnes of Gold
    Same value as $1.6 Billion @ $2000/oz.

    $2,130,952,380 = B2 Bomber = 33.14 Tonnes of Gold @ $2000 / oz
    Couple years back when Gold was less valuable, a B2 Bomber was literally worth more than its weight in pure Gold. With the price of Gold going up,
    finally Gold is more valuable in weight than a B2 Bomber.
    The Northrop Grumman B2 Spirit Bomber program cost $44.75 Billion for a total of 21 units built, that averages to $2,130,952,380 per unit and the same value in Gold @ $2000/oz can be seen on the semi-trucks on the right. To the left you see a Semi truck with $2.13 Billion dollars.
    Doesn't matter how you choose economically between the semi truck of cash, the Gold trucks or the B2 Bomber, they're all worth the same.

    US Gold Reserves - 8,133.5 Tonnes
    The 8,133.5 Tonnes of Gold Reserves have an official book value worth $11,041,059,958
    ($11 Billion) as of 1/11/2013
    and are shown below.

    Year 1933, in the Pillar of Human Civilization & Capitalism-- The United States of America,
    Gold possession was criminalized. Shortly after confiscating the Gold, the US devalued
    Gold from $20.67/oz to $35/oz, by so devaluing the US dollar by 70% overnight. The US Dollar 'Federal Reserve Note' still said "Redeemable in Gold", while doing so got you arrested.
    USA was on the Gold Standard until 1971. Gold possession remained illegal until 1975.

    The arguably real intention of criminalizing Gold was because the Federal Reserve printed too many dollars, backed by a limited amount of Gold. People knew Gold was worth more than the $20.67/oz that US Government was 'redeeming' (selling) Gold at.

    World Government
    Gold Reserves
    This Gold values shown are official numbers from Wikipedia.
    There is a strong chance the numbers are inaccurate since western world's Central Banks have purportedly leased out the Gold reserves while using accounting tricks to hide the facts, in order to push the Gold price down. Gold price is an indirect indicator of economic stability, the lower the price, the more stable the global economy appears.

    Developing countries have been buying significant amounts of Gold in recent years, with India being #1 and China #2.
    The Federal Reserve Bank of New York holds 540,000 Gold bars. Germany stores 45% of their Gold with Federal Reserve, while according to official memo from Bank of England to Federal Reserve it is acknowledged that Gold delivered back to Germany has been 'bad delivery' bars, instead of 'good delivery'. Germany & Switzerland are concerned and are interested in getting the Gold they store w/ the Fed, back home
    A German court has recently demanded audit of Germany's Gold holdings, while the Central Bank of Germany has
    begun shipping 50 tonnes of Gold / year back home.
    Many other governments are engaging in Gold
    , including China, who imported
    more Gold in 2012
    all of ECB's holdings.

    All the Gold in the World
    Mined in History - 166,500 Tonnes
    All the Gold in the world, displayed in 400oz bullion bars.
    Data Source


    Level 4:
    Other Use
    22,300 Tonnes (13.4%)

    Level 3:
    World Governments
    29,000 Tonnes (17.4%)

    Level 2:
    Private Investment
    31,000 Tonnes (18.7%)

    Level 1:
    84,200 Tonnes (50.5%)

    More Infographics

    Gold - Visualized in Bullion Bars
    Comparison of Gold ranging from 1 gram to World Government Gold Reserves, to 170,000 tonnes
    - All the Gold in the world

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    Beautiful bright images. But they can not see the essence of the text. What does this all mean?

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