A dollar is officially 1/42.2222 ounce of gold. It was devalued from 1/35th to 1/38th of an ounce of gold shortly after Nixon "temporarily" closed the gold window, almost 40 years ago. Later it was devalued to 1/42.2222. But of course the gold window never reopened.
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