Friday, November 04, 2011

Jar Filled with $20 Double Eagle Gold Coins and Buried in London During WWII to be Sold

American gold coins discovered in the garden of a London home where they were buried in fear of a Nazi invasion are expected to sell for a total of around £80,000 in a sale to be conducted by specialist London auctioneers Morton & Eden.

The sale, in association with Sotheby's, will be held on November 29-30.

The Hackney hoard of $20 Double Eagle coins first hit the headlines when a resident and his friends uncovered them while digging out a pond in his front garden. The 80 glistening coins, wrapped in . . .

Read more at: News-Antique.com

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