You are looking at the top government gold reserves stacked in 400-ounce (11kg) gold bars, according to Demonocracy — a ranking headed by the United States, Germany and the International Monetary Fund. But how much gold has been mined through the entire history of the world? Here’s what it looks like, compared to the Statue of Liberty.
The estimation is 150,000 tonnes, displayed here in 400-ounce bars:
Keep in mind the Gold bars have a lot of wasted space between them, making the stacks of gold appear larger than they really are.
Here’s how all that gold looks as one single solid mass. It doesn’t look like a lot, does it?