Global 'heat map', based on Google Trends. The map covers gold-related searches over the years 2004-2022.

    …Gold and silver have, uninterruptedly to this day, continued to be the universal currency of the commercial and civilized world …   Jim Rickards, The Death of Money: The coming collapse of the International Monetary System     Is gold truly universal, as is reputed by gold enthusiasts such as Jim Rickards? The universality […]