Silver and silver mining – the history

By |2019-04-05T07:16:59-07:00September 7th, 2017|West Asia|

Silver mining slaves at Laurion, near Athens Why did people want silver? People first mined silver in the Bronze Age. Like gold, silver is a great way to help people trade. More about gold The history of money The Bronze Age Silver's easy to carry around Even before people started to make coins, little [...]