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Funny way to store gold

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Last updated 9/15/2021 at 8am



Myanmar (Burma) has its own way of storing gold.

The Shwedagon Pagoda is one of the premier Buddhist temples in the world and dates back some 2,500 years.

Here in the U.S. we think of things 200-300 years old as really old. Not there, nor in most of the world.

This huge monument wears thousands of tons of gold, like a coat in cold weather.  

As if this isn’t rich enough, it has thousands of...



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