Gold has had some 'crazy' rallies in currencies that have weakened vs the USD over the last 6 months. Its important to remember how destructive the stock market crashes have been in some of these markets; South Korea, Australia & Russia to name a few. Gold has played its role as a true store of value!!
GOLD in the South Korean Won (KRW)
GOLD in the Australian Dollar
GOLD in the Russian Ruble
These charts are from the Global InfoMine website: