Update On $80 Million in Seized Gold Coins: Judge Rules They “Belong to the U.S. Government”Submitted by emalvini on Fri, 09/07/2012 - 11:43
Update On $80 Million in Seized Gold Coins: Judge Rules They “Belong to the U.S. Government”
September 7th, 2012
Given that tens of millions of Americans cheered in blissful agreement when a Democratic National Convention promotional video claimed that the only thing we all belong to is the government, it would make perfect sense that everything else belongs to the government as well.
Case in point:
In July of 2011 a jeweler’s heirs found ten double eagle $20 gold coins in a family safe that dated back to the Roosevelt administration. They then sent the coins to be authenticated and appraised by the Philadelphia Mint.