These are the places from which precious metals on the surface of the earth have been retrieved.
During the 1700s, this country was the home of the richest silver mines.
Mentioned in the first third of the text, this island nation had gold nuggets occurring naturally on the earth's surface.
This other small island nation off the coast of the Americas had some surface gold.
This word is a large tract of land, with or without populace, under the military or fiscal control of some external government.
A fee exacted from a government to bring in revenue for the government's organization, military forces, or continued economic activities.
Measured and marked by a government as regulated by a respected legal organization, this valued metal is still used as a legitimate medium of economic exchange.
The price of this sheep's fleece...
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