First published by Money Metals here:
Lots of bullion investors wonder if the metal they hold might one day be needed for barter and trade. They bought gold and silver, at least in part, as a form of insurance. It just might come in handy in an extreme circumstance such as a currency crisis of the sort Venezuelans are grappling with right now. However, a hyper-inflationary collapse in the dollar isn’t the only dire scenario to insure against.