bimetallism

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a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by stated amounts of two metals (usually gold and silver) with values set at a predetermined ratio

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How large of a change in the supply of either metal can be accommodated by a bimetallic system will therefore depend on the shares of the metals in the monetary stock.