Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Jury Awards U.S. Government Rare 1933 Double Eagle Gold Coins Worth $80 Million

(CN) - A federal judge awarded the U.S. government ownership of 10 rare gold coins valued at roughly $80 million that have been missing for decades.

The 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagle, named after its designer Augustus St. Gaudens, is "one of the most sought-after rarities in history," according to the U.S. Mint.

Though the double eagle was originally valued at . . .

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