Sunday, July 24, 2011

Rare 1933 Double Eagles Ruled Property of the U.S.

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Ten rare $20 gold coins that could have been worth more than $40 million to a Philadelphia family are the rightful property of the U.S. Treasury, a Philadelphia jury has ruled.

The "Double Eagles"—currently at Fort Knox-- had glistened for years in a safe deposit box belonging to Joan Langbord, 81, the daughter of jeweler Israel Switt, who the government contends illegally obtained the coins in the 1930s.

The coins were among . . .

Full story at: ABC News

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