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goldbug

or gold bug

[gohld-buhg] /ˈgoʊldˌbʌg/
noun
1.
Informal. a person, especially an economist or politician, who supports the gold standard.
2.
Informal. a person who believes in buying gold bullion as a personal investment.
Origin of goldbug
1875-1880
An Americanism dating back to 1875-80
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