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Preparing for a potential gold confiscation

by George R. Cooper, J.D.

We view confiscation as a possibility, rather than a probability, and see historic gold coins as an important hedge for those interested in addressing those concerns within their gold holdings. It should be emphasized that there is a whole genre of pre-1933 gold coins that can be acquired at moderate premiums over contemporary bullion coins and still fall within the category of items excluded from the U.S. government seizure of gold in 1933 and the subsequent ownership ban of gold bullion that extended to 1975.

[An In-Depth USAGOLD Client Alert]


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