Comment: Why would any proud American need more than $100 in gold coin?

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Why would any proud American need more than $100 in gold coin?

April 5, 1933: A day that will live in infamy! Gold illegal 04/05/2011

Golden EO: April 20, 1933 Another Golden Rule 04/20/2011 On April 5, 1933, Roosevelt commanded all citizens to surrender their gold to the government. No citizen was permitted to own more than $100 in gold coins, except rare coins. Why would any proud, law-abiding American need more than $100 in gold coin?

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