Family Wins Back 1933 gold double eagle

April 18, 2015 in Antique Coins, Coins, Collecting, Gold, Gold Coins, Gold Eagles, Legal, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Rare Coins, US Government, US Mint, USA Coins

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A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government must return 10 pieces of By a 2-1 vote, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia said Joan Langbord and her sons Roy and David are the rightful owners of the “double eagle” $20 gold pieces, after the government ignored their claim to the coins and missed a deadline to seek their forfeiture.

U.S. Department of the Treasury officials insist the $20 Double Eagles were stolen from the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia before the 1933 series was melted down when the country went off the gold standard. They… Full article at the source>

Source: Coin Collecting

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