Federal prosecutors had asserted that the coins never circulated when the country went off the gold standard. Most of the batch was instead melted down.But Joan Langbord, the daughter of a Philadelphia jeweler, said she found the 10 coins in her father’s bank deposit bank after he died.
via Heirs Lose Fight Over Rare Gold Coins | NBC Philadelphia.
TAL Commentary: Not satisfied with a 55% estate tax, the government has imposed a 100% tax on these fabulous gold coins worth $76 million, proving once again that the greatest threat to your liberty and property is our own government. Let’s change this in 2012.