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Judge Says 10 Rare Gold Coins Worth $80 Million Belong to Uncle Sam

September 8, 2012

As you will see below, I posted this story on Now Alex Jones stated that when they find an article that is worth their while they will post it on and give credit to the author. Well, today I saw my posting re-presented but using the words of their guy Mac Slavo. So, as a result I will no longer be posting on and as you can see below, I posted this on a day before the Mac Slavo article. I also plan on reposting all the articles I was generously providing on back on here my personal page.

Judge Says 10 Rare Gold Coins Worth $80 Million Belong to Uncle Sam (0 rating, 0 votes, rated) You need to be a registered member to rate this post. September 6, 2012 in Economics by Dan Cortes This happens to people because they believe the government is a benevolent friend, instead they got stolen of millions of dollars of inheritance. This is also evidence that the government would be willing to confiscate gold again… Judge Says 10 Rare Gold Coins Worth $80 Million Belong to Uncle Sam By SUSANNA KIM | Good Morning America – Wed, Sep 5, 2012.. . . 5 Email Print … . . . Related Content. . .Enlarge Photo. Judge Says 10 Rare Gold Coins Worth … .. . . A judge ruled that 10 rare gold coins worth $80 million belonged to the U.S. government, not a family that had sued the U.S. Treasury, saying it had illegally seized them. The 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagle coin was originally valued at $20, but sold for as much as $7.5 million at a Sotheby’s auction in 2002, according to Courthouse News. After President Theodore Roosevelt had the U.S. abandon the gold standard, most of the 445,500 double eagles that the Philadelphia Mint had struck were melted into gold bars. However, a Philadelphia Mint cashier had managed to give or sell some of them to a local coin dealer, Israel Switt. In 2003, Switt’s family, Joan Langbord, and her two grandsons, drilled opened a safety deposit box that had belonged to him and found the 10 coins. When the Langbords gave the coins to the Philadelphia Mint for authentification, the government seized them without compensating the family. The Langbords sued, saying the coins belonged to them. In 2011, a jury decided that the coins belonged to the government, but the family appealed. Last week, Judge Legrome Davis of the Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania, affirmed that decision, saying “the coins in question were not lawfully removed from the United States Mint.” Barry Berke, an attorney for the Langbords, told, “This is a case that raises many novel legal questions, including the limits on the government’s power to confiscate property. The Langbord family will be filing an appeal and looks forward to addressing these important issues before the 3rd Circuit.” The family said in its suit that in another seizure of the 1933 double eagle, the government split the proceeds with the owner after the coin sold for $7.59 million in 2002, according to


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