Comment: Of course you may see low prices. Whatcha got fer money?

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Of course you may see low prices. Whatcha got fer money?

Are you trading tokens? Paper promissory notes (e.g.: Fed Res Notes; green cash)?

If you compare & price things elementally, gold & silver are about the same worth over the last 6,000 years. Compare to other valued elements. Trade should be for like value. Promissory notes are not money. They are a promise to pay.

5¢ worth. Our so called monetary system has a remnant of our esteemed money which was the envy of the world for a century & a half. That remnant is still in common circulation. Tis our lowly nickel. 25% nickel + 75% copper. Worth its weight in metal. Our nickel is the only money in common circulation still worth its weight. Quantities limited.
http://www.coinflation.com/coins/1946-2007-Jefferson-Nickel-...

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