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100-kilo gold coin stolen from Berlin museum

100-kilo gold coin stolen from Berlin museum

March 27, 2017

BERLIN, March 27 — Thieves stole a gold coin with a face value of US$1 million (RM4.41 million) and weighing 100 kilograms (220 pounds) from Berlin’s Bode Museum today. According to German media, the stolen coin is the “Big Maple Leaf”, a commemorative piece issued by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007. The coin, 53 cm (21 inches) across and three cm thick, features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Bode Museum gave the face value of the coin at US$1 million (€920,000),... Read more

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