Pondero Petersfield – From Gold to Cryptocurrencies: An historic overview of money creation

Take a journey through history looking at how money creation has evolved from the first shekel 3,000 years ago; minted gold coins in 500BC; US$ gold backed paper money until 1971; today’s fiat currency and tomorrow’s cryptocurrencies.

Sarah Lavers spent the last 25 years in financial markets starting at Swiss Bank Corporation, becoming Head of research at Schroder Securities, founding partner at Latinvest EM specialist, co-managing an EU Long/Short Equity Fund at New Smith Capital as well as Global portfolio manager at Trinity Street Asset Management.  She is the founder of My Financial Voice which offers short financial education courses to give you the knowledge, skill set and language to engage with the world of finance and investing.



Pondero Petersfield talks are held on Friday mornings during term time. A series saver ticket covering all talks in the Spring 2022 series is available here.

Pondero talks are run in collaboration with The Really Helpful Club.



Mar 11 2022


11:00 am - 12:30 pm




One Tree Books
7 Lavant Street Petersfield Hampshire GU32 3EL
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