Gold to Silver Ratio

Nick Name

The Gold to Silver Ratio tracks the number of silver ounces one can buy for the price of once gold ounce.

More Gold-Silver-Ratio Facts

  • Estimated that natural ratio of elements is 17.5 in Earth's Crust
  • ~15:1 has been used by many countries when on the gold/silver standard (Romans, US, France, etc). 

Times of Extreme Readings:

  • 1979 (Low)
  • 1991 (High) - All Time high at height of US recession 
  • 2011 (Low)
  • 2018 (High)