Sam Mathid

Articles by Sam Mathid

Of all the stories woven around the subject of gold, possibly the story of King Midas is the best known, whilst also being the least understood. Circa 700 BC, Midas was the King of Pessinus, the capital of Phrygia. Phrygia was a small but...
Gold is still being mined and refined at the rate of almost 2,600 tonnes per year.