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 . . .