By Upstart Business Journal editorsJuly 7, 2014 | 11:45am EDT
Gold has been around since at least 600 BC, when the first coins were said to be used by the Turks. Bitcoin’s only been around since 2009. Yet, in the crypto-currency’s short life span, it’s already had one moment where it’s been more valuable than gold. Those factoids about these two global currencies are contained in the below infographic from JM Bullion, a Dallas-based online retailer of gold and silver products. Despite the source’s clear bias—after all, it’s not selling any bitcoin products—it’s a solid overview of the history of bitcoin and just how it measures up with its more glamorous financial competitor.