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a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of gold

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Cogent has developed a Gold Standard system of accreditation and Continuing Professional Development programme that provides a framework for pivotal job roles in the process sector.
The Bank is said to have stabilized the gold standard system by acting as international lender of last resort.
From 1914 to 1925 it was true that the influence of American policy alone on American prices and therefore on the world value of gold was so dominant as to deprive the expression "maintaining the dollar at parity with gold" of the significance properly attributed to it when an international gold standard system is in force.
Presolicitation: Provision of COSMED USA for BOD POD Gold Standard system.
The second monetary institution to appear was the Federal Reserve System in 1913, just as the gold standard system looked enduring and stable.