Arizona Set To Use Gold & Silver As Currency

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,425.00, EUR 1,092.54 and GBP 935.04 per ounce.
Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,414.00, EUR 1,080.46 and GBP 920.63 per ounce.Gold climbed $12.90 or 0.93% on Friday to $1,400.90/oz and silver finished up 0.04%. Gold and silver both traded down for the week at 5.86% and 11.39%.

The state of Arizona may become the second state to use gold and silver coins as legal tender.

Last week, Arizona lawmakers passed a bill that makes precious metals legal tender. Arizona is the second state after Utah to allow gold coins created by the U.S. Mint and private mints to be used as currency. More than a dozen states have legislature underway to pass similar measures  (courtesy of Goldcore)