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It is Gold Greed PDF #180 one of America's treasures the most valuable ounce of Illegal Tender PDF or gold in the world the celebrated the fabled the infamous double Tender Gold Greed MOBI #238 eagle It shouldn't even exist but it does and its astonishing true Tender Gold Greed and the PDF or adventures read like a composite of The Lord of the Rings and The Maltese Falcon The New York Times Illegal to own and coveted all the it has been sought with passion by men of wealth and with steely persistence by the United States government for than a half century In at the height of the exuberant Gilded Age Tender Gold Greed and the PDF or President Theodore Roosevelt commissioned America's greatest sculptor Augustus Saint Gaudens as he battled in vain for his life to create what became America's most beautiful coin In the hopes of America dimmed in the darkness of the Great Depression and gold the nation's lifeblood hemorrhaged from the f. Who d a thunk it A book about a US gold coin that was never circulated what could be interesting about that Well it turns out uite a lot This is a great book A true story that reads like a mystery thriller It ll keep you turning the pages Highly recommended

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Illegal Tender Gold Greed and the Mystery of the Lost 1933 Double Eagle

Inancial system As the economy teetered on the brink of total collapse Franklin Delano Roosevelt in his first act as president assumed wartime powers while the nation was at peace and in a swift staccato action unprecedented in United States history recalled all gold and banned its private ownership But the United States Mint continued uite legally to strike nearly a half million double eagles that were never issued and were deemed illegal to own In along with countless millions of other gold coins they were melted down into faceless gold bars and sent to Fort Knox The government thought they had destroyed them all but they were wrong A few escaped purloined in a crime an inside job that wasn't discovered until Then the fugitive double eagles became the focus of a relentless Secret Service investigation spearheaded by the man who had put away Al Capone All the coins that could be found were seized and destroyed But one was beyond t. I m not sure why I even bought this book at full retail no less I found it in the hobbycoin section at Barnes Noble and sat down and read the first page or two and decided to buy it I m very glad I didI loved this book Non fiction that reads like and was a mystery It teaches uite a bit about history beyond just this one gold coin that technically left the country legally even though it was illegal to own It disappeared for decades only to resurface and bring on the wrath of the Secret Service Within the last few years 10 showed up Those that read the book will not be surprised where Last I heard the Secret Service confiscated them and the owners were planning on suing They clearly did not read this book or they would have snuck them out of the country and sold them privately And would have been extremely nervous about getting caught while doing thisA real good mystery history book

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Heir reach in a king's collection in Egypt where it survived a world war a revolution and a coup only to be lost again In than forty years later in a dramatic sting operation set up by a Secret Service informant at the Waldorf Astoria an English and an American coin dealer were arrested with a double eagle which after years of litigation was sold in July to an anonymous buyer for than million in a record shattering auction But was it the only one The lost one Illegal Tender revealing information available for the first time tells a riveting tale of American history liberally spiced with greed intrigue deception and controversy as it follows the once secret odyssey of this fabulous golden object through the decades With its cast of kings presidents government agents shadowy dealers and crooks Illegal Tender will keep readers guessing about this incomparable disk of gold the coin that shouldn't be and almost wasn't until the very end. Detailed but readable account of a fairly esoteric subject Philadelphia connection is great particularly the details concerning CCP and Jeweler s Row


8 thoughts on “Illegal Tender Gold Greed and the Mystery of the Lost 1933 Double Eagle

  1. says:

    Who'd a thunk it? A book about a US gold coin that was never circulated what could be interesting about that? Well it turns out uite a lot This is a great book A true story that reads like a mystery thriller It'll keep you turning the pages Highly recommended

  2. says:

    1933 Franklin D Roosevelt has just become president during the depths of the Great Depression and in the midst of a massive banking and currency crisis Public confidence in banks and currency are plummeting and it appears that people

  3. says:

    I'm not sure why I even bought this book at full retail no less I found it in the hobbycoin section at Barnes Noble and sat down and read the first page or two and decided to buy it I'm very glad I didI loved this book Non fiction that reads like and was a mystery It teaches uite a bit about history beyond just this one

  4. says:

    see also The Kills by Linda Fairstein fiction

  5. says:

    Detailed but readable account of a fairly esoteric subject Philadelphia connection is great particularly the details concerning CCP and Jeweler's Row

  6. says:

    More spell binding than any fictional espionage thriller A story too remarkable to simply have been imagined

  7. says:

    Excellent story of the 7B golden coined banned by the federal government in 1933

  8. says:

    1933 double eagle 76 M Interesting tale of stolen from the mint illegal to own coin s

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