Ten Rare Gold Coins Property of U.S. Treasury, Jury Rules

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Rare ‘Double Eagle’ Gold Coins Ruled Property of U.S., Not Collector’s Family

A US mint gold coin is pictured in this undated file photo. (Tim Hawley/Getty Images) Share Comments Print Single Page Font Sizes By ELLEN TUMPOSKY July 21, 2011 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 445,000 Double Eagles made in 1933 when they were worth their face value of $20 each. They have an eagle on one side and a goddess of Liberty on the other side and are made from designs by sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

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