Monday, September 10, 2012

JUDGE: FAMILY’S $80 MILLION GOLD COIN COLLECTION BELONGS TO UNCLE SAM

In 2003 Joan Langbord and two other family members opened a safety deposit box that belonged to Langbord’s father, Philadelphia coin dealer Israel Switt, and found the valuable collection. When they asked the Philadelphia Mint to authenticate the find, the coins were apparently seized without compensation and taken to Fort Knox.