The world’s most recognized and oldest currency still in existence for 6,000 years, Bouillon.
That alone should tell you a bit of its importance to human evolution.
I was wondering how much gold there was ? Were you ?
So after much research here’s ‘In a picture’.
If you were to stack all the gold there has ever been it would only be the size of the BASE of the statue of liberty. They say 15% of that is at the bottom of the ocean from the age of conquest by Spain and even Portugal.
So indeed there is reason to call it a rare meal, maybe even ‘precious metal’.