Why This Coin is Illegal to Own

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  • Half as Interesting
    Half as Interesting8 muaj më parë

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  • Harrison The Car Guy

    Harrison The Car Guy

    Muaj më parë

    Burt Macklin, FBI, we're looking for a 1933 gold double eagle coin worth a whole 20 dollars

  • Megami Yaohana

    Megami Yaohana

    2 muaj më parë


  • Tom Finochio

    Tom Finochio

    6 muaj më parë

    Ha ha! That will up the prices

  • Ultra Instinct Garfield

    Ultra Instinct Garfield

    7 muaj më parë

    Make a video about planes

  • Monte Corbit

    Monte Corbit

    7 muaj më parë

    Forgot to mention that they were LEGALY given out by banks for like 3 months or so. Those that got them that way are now criminals....

  • Tristan 123
    Tristan 1237 orë më parë

    Pack it up Roosevelt we know you're just trying to trick us and get your coins back

  • rachel menard
    rachel menard13 orë më parë

    If you ever have this coin, sell it to chynuh, they dont care about international laws 🤫

  • Christopher Chronister Jr
    Christopher Chronister JrDitë më parë

    Imagine going thru grandma and grandpa attic and finding at least 1. Lol

  • bert
    bertDitë më parë

    trust apple pie the american dream, and you're free thinking individuals, sounds more like read repeat read repeat, you'll believe anything with enough pictures for proof

  • jmmahony
    jmmahonyDitë më parë

    If you really had the best words, you'd know the correct pronunciation of "numistmatists".

  • KOB
    KOBDitë më parë

    PATHETIC script!!!! Just terrible!

  • Deano
    Deano2 ditë më parë

    Na there was 23 ,look at my eBay listing.

  • Eclipse Highroller
    Eclipse Highroller2 ditë më parë

    They arrested the British guy for what exactly? He had gotten the coin from the Egyptian guy and the Egyptian guy had the coin legally per the us govt.

  • Ben B
    Ben B3 ditë më parë

    I got a bunch of pennies I will sell them for a bargain

  • Jose Wanton
    Jose Wanton3 ditë më parë


  • Leon Patrick
    Leon Patrick3 ditë më parë

    And how much tax payers money was used to hunt that coin down I wonder!!??

  • Fred100159
    Fred1001593 ditë më parë

    So the US wasted how many millions of dollars to get back $400....

  • AfterMyReawakening
    AfterMyReawakening3 ditë më parë

    Imagine being a collector and hearing; "the only coin of 22 that is legal to sell and own made in the year of the great depression"

  • K Dawg
    K Dawg4 ditë më parë

    Never use express vpn. seriously. very very bad.

    MEGA PIKACHU4 ditë më parë

    I saw one...probably a fake

  • Tawny Wolen
    Tawny Wolen4 ditë më parë

    Ya know, imagine only feeling good about yourself by crapping on someone else's hobby or passion. Gee, my passion is historical and wow also retails value. Think about it. You may get a wheat penny as change from buying your daily coffee. You never know, your great grand parent may have also. Food for thought👍

  • ron black
    ron black4 ditë më parë

    seems so stupid. they could have just added the coins to the reserve without melting them down and valued them as just the gold content.

  • - D
    - D4 ditë më parë

    Bitcoin? Lol jk

  • The Walking Dude
    The Walking Dude5 ditë më parë

    Did you make this for very low IQ people?

  • Walter Ulasinksi
    Walter Ulasinksi8 ditë më parë

    According to this video, the single 1933 double eagle is no longer an illegal coin.

  • Isaiah Hammons
    Isaiah Hammons9 ditë më parë

    That's cool but how do they know it's authentic?

  • Satoshi Nakamoto
    Satoshi Nakamoto10 ditë më parë

    If these coins were procured through any transaction under terms of good faith, without any prior knowledge of any defect, encumbrance, or illegality related to the gold during the transaction, any claim by the government against said owners would be null and void. Any interference by the government against any transaction performed under good faith, or said owners, would be detrimental to the trustworthiness of the United States currency. On the other hand, any person in possession of coins, with direct or indirect involvement of the orgin theft, cannot reasonably act under terms of good faith to sell them publicly. With direct knowledge of the inherent defect of stollen property, as it pertains to the original crime, prevent any current possessors of said property from making.

  • PopeLando
    PopeLando10 ditë më parë

    Wow. 4:45 cool callback for Fenton the dog. Thought that particular viral was only a British obsession.

  • Daniel Brownson
    Daniel Brownson10 ditë më parë

    ...but they were all deceived, for another coin was made

  • DAYinMYlife
    DAYinMYlife10 ditë më parë

    I have two of those coins 😳

  • MadCritter
    MadCritter11 ditë më parë

    0:57 its the Big Sad smh

  • Baxter James
    Baxter James11 ditë më parë

    Too waste such resources over 20 coins is the real crime here. Absolutely PATHETIC!!

  • Co Beer
    Co Beer11 ditë më parë

    Why did you include the commercial in your run time? Nobody watches those

  • Ricardo Rojas
    Ricardo Rojas11 ditë më parë

    FDR starred THIS mess.

  • rayhan ishak
    rayhan ishak11 ditë më parë

    What is the actual point of the gold reserve now that it doesn’t back the US dollar?

  • I-V-l
    I-V-l11 ditë më parë

    The US dollar is backed by economic output, not nothing. Aka it's backed by everything and all resources, not just a single object or material. Typical misunderstanding peddled by idiots that the Dollar is backed by nothing.

  • John Davidson
    John Davidson11 ditë më parë

    If only our government cared that much about fair elections!

  • Chiefusb
    Chiefusb12 ditë më parë

    I like the information this guy presents but his jokes make me wanna puke.

  • Jake Daniels
    Jake Daniels12 ditë më parë

    Money is not backed on trust. Spoils of war + the money you’re expected to pay in taxes before you die.

  • short film natural es
    short film natural es12 ditë më parë

    althe.info/number/m2OYf3t-lHxrebI/video Thanks for that great info 😋🤓

  • Robert MacDonald
    Robert MacDonald13 ditë më parë

    Pirates of the Caribbean backstory

  • xephael
    xephael13 ditë më parë

    A lot of work for hunting down coins which only had an original value of $20 wouldn't you say?

  • Ivan Archeous
    Ivan Archeous13 ditë më parë

    Somewhere out there, there's a very rich and illegal couch

  • Apathy Guy
    Apathy Guy13 ditë më parë

    Literally no one has ever called the great depression, "the big bummer". You halfwit.

  • Jericho Stevens
    Jericho Stevens13 ditë më parë

    Uncle Sam is the penultimate criminal. "Hippity hoppity what's rightfully yours is now my property".

  • enoughofyourkoicarp
    enoughofyourkoicarp13 ditë më parë

    "You're not allowed to hoard gold." "Why not?" "Because we want to hoard it." "Understandable, have a good day."

  • Horny Step Mom - Videos
    Horny Step Mom - Videos14 ditë më parë

    *"It is **_expressily_** forbidden and 100% unlawful for the US government to have **_any_** US currency that is **_not_** backed by the standard issuance of gold and there can never be issued any new law which may, in fact, reverse this most fundamental of constitutions."* *- US Founding Fathers*

  • Nickolas Stephens
    Nickolas Stephens14 ditë më parë

    So no, regular Federal Reserve Notes were never backed by gold. We always have had a fiat (trust-backed) currency, although it was much closer to a "Tri-metallic" standard initially. The government began issuing paper currency on a large scale in 1861.The American "Gold Standard" refers to the codification of international agreement whereby trade value of currency has to be backed up by sufficient gold reserve, but there is not a direct relationship to the currency.... except for gold and silver certificates, which were expressly redeemable for gold and silver. in 1933, private ownership of gold was outlawed (except jewelery and collectible coins), but it was made legal again in 1974.

  • Quinn Lintott
    Quinn Lintott14 ditë më parë

    I really wasn’t expecting a gec reference

  • Pepperidge Farms
    Pepperidge Farms14 ditë më parë

    Wait so the US agreed to split the profits of the sale of that one coin? That right there should have been a red flag of illegality and all previous actions moot. Unbelievable greed.... I bet none of those coins were ever melted down.

  • King Knowledge
    King Knowledge14 ditë më parë

    *"It is **_expressily_** forbidden and 100% unlawful for the US government to have **_any_** US currency that is **_not_** backed by the standard issuance of gold and there can never be issued any new law which may, in fact, reverse this most fundamental of constitutions."* *- US Founding Fathers*

  • Justin Bellotti
    Justin Bellotti14 ditë më parë

    So the sale allowed at auction legalized that one coin for personal ownership? And if you have alot of gold, can the fed still take it from you and if so, do you get fair market value, or are you sol?

  • dash8brj
    dash8brj14 ditë më parë

    Imagine if you were in vegas (yeah I know, all the coins have now been accounted for) and you had a small win on the slots, and it spat one of these out with the winnings. Unless you knew what it was, you'd be "ahh crap someone stuck some old coin in the hopper" You''d be none the wiser that the funny coin was worth millions ;)

  • Steve Brown
    Steve Brown14 ditë më parë

    They have to get them back that's the evidence the government stole our great-grandparents wealth gold. Why else spend millions and years of man hours hunting coins down. Could have said the hell with it we made them they weren't supposed to be in circulation but they are now enjoy.

  • greenspiraldragon
    greenspiraldragon14 ditë më parë

    I hope that was a joke a 1933 coin can not be inspired by a song released in 2017.

  • MikeVideos327
    MikeVideos32714 ditë më parë

    Why the attack on Tampa lol

  • Mr Gallant
    Mr Gallant15 ditë më parë

    If it was illegal to own it how and why did the government allow it to be sold to some unknown buyer at action so in reality it’s still illegal to own

  • Ggdivhjkjl
    Ggdivhjkjl15 ditë më parë

    @2:26 You're kidding? 😮 Who would steal gold?

  • Gorden Ramsay
    Gorden Ramsay15 ditë më parë

    "He got arrested because of a coin" 2020: tsk tsk tsk

  • Papwithanhatchet
    Papwithanhatchet15 ditë më parë

    @1:48 “Anyways” on an educational video = “Don’t recommend channel”. Do better.

  • A broke Boi
    A broke Boi15 ditë më parë

    Is my nazi coin illegal???

  • Charles Travis
    Charles Travis15 ditë më parë

    I was thinking of King Farouq’s coin

  • You'll-Never Silence-Me
    You'll-Never Silence-Me15 ditë më parë

    Dang.. so should I turn it in ?

  • chris Vinci
    chris Vinci15 ditë më parë

    Its the people's property not the government

  • Rich Bro
    Rich Bro15 ditë më parë

    The proper pronunciation of Comptroller is Controller.

  • Meya Tetana
    Meya Tetana15 ditë më parë

    They didn't get melted.

  • WooferJr
    WooferJr15 ditë më parë

    Bruh I would keep it hush until I'm so old that I can just say "screw it, you can have it back"

  • DantooineRNG
    DantooineRNG16 ditë më parë

    So it’s not illegal to own the coin anymore.

  • Varun Gupta
    Varun Gupta16 ditë më parë

    As always, another great video showing the absolute stupidity of the US Government.

  • alentrav
    alentrav16 ditë më parë

    Poorly written crap narrative

    BIGMIKE16 ditë më parë

    “We moved off the gold standard in 1971” LMFAO u mean the government moved off the good standard we didn’t move a damn thing!

  • Michael Tata
    Michael Tata16 ditë më parë

    BS video. We went from Gold Standard to the Petro Dollar in the 70's. Roosevelt was a closet communist. Nixon wsd hoodwinked by Kissinger and the rest is Federal Reserve History.

  • Kyle Michaels
    Kyle Michaels16 ditë më parë

    Umm.... This video is absolutely full of shit. Every now and then the U.S. mints new gold coins as keepsakes and collectors items. Also gold coins are sold in coin shops everyday and they are certainly not illegal. Owning gold is not illegal!

  • Aslan
    Aslan16 ditë më parë

    I only clicked this video to find out where I could get one. Edit: I have now watched the video and my disappointment is immeasurable.

  • josh c
    josh c16 ditë më parë

    i now want that coin

  • Dr Dingo
    Dr Dingo16 ditë më parë

    So it’s not illegal?

  • 0Guiltyone0
    0Guiltyone016 ditë më parë

    50$ says that anonymous buyer has the last name of rothschild..

  • Michael Coffee
    Michael Coffee16 ditë më parë

    IOW: only the government is allowed to break the law.

  • Retro Christmas
    Retro Christmas16 ditë më parë

    FDR was the president who git the ball rolling that made america the massive mess it is today. He made our currency worthless, he got blacks who just got there equality dependant on welfair. He was a racist monster who only cared about ensuring power for his party.

  • Rusher


    16 ditë më parë

    This video wasn't made to talk about political bullshit, go somewhere else.

  • Lordcool
    Lordcool16 ditë më parë

    The US dollar actually is worth less that the Venezuelan currency , but it’s enforced by the us army and the threats of war

  • Buddy Mac
    Buddy Mac17 ditë më parë

    FDR was a tyrant and one of the worst presidents we ever had!

  • Bugnarok II
    Bugnarok II17 ditë më parë

    It's illegal to own, but it's auctioned at sotheby's ... so it's illegal, but legal ... uh

  • Rick Polar
    Rick Polar17 ditë më parë

    Do you purposely pronounce all those words/names incorrectly? Because how difficult is it to make sure you're getting pronounciation right it's like your job to talk into a mic

  • Toxics
    Toxics17 ditë më parë

    Me *Flips coin in a well and forgets about it forever*

  • tallcamaroguy
    tallcamaroguy17 ditë më parë

    1933 bankruptcy, hjr 192 common Law remedy for gold confiscation

  • Fred Badger
    Fred Badger17 ditë më parë

    Too many ads. Got better things to do.

  • Ktlemongrass
    Ktlemongrass17 ditë më parë

    Haha someone probably showed me one once, but I didn’t & still don’t care

  • Where's Waldo
    Where's Waldo17 ditë më parë

    So the US Government try to arrests a person outside of The Us States from owning something I. The United States be illegal but outside of the United States it be legal wtf is wrong with the US Government yep it full of idiots

  • The Rooster
    The Rooster17 ditë më parë

    Looks as though Jesus was right again , give back to Cesar which is Cesar’s ( Or Amerika in this case 🙄)

  • Ronald Daniel
    Ronald Daniel18 ditë më parë

    Stupid Government spent millions of dollars chasing coins. $440 not a danger to he pyramid scheme of our current economy.

  • The Black And White v.2
    The Black And White v.218 ditë më parë

    *2 missing no, undefined.*

  • henry Sanson
    henry Sanson18 ditë më parë

    Yet spending money on our people/veterans isn’t a priority. But a freaking coin is 🤣🤣

  • spencer hockensmith
    spencer hockensmith18 ditë më parë

    Double eagle also makes golfers jump for joy as well

  • Mr Tortoise
    Mr Tortoise18 ditë më parë

    Haha money printer go brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

  • corthew
    corthew19 ditë më parë

    Well...It seems your title is a bit off. While the coin may have been illegal to own at one time, in this video it is made clear that it no longer is. So it should be "Why this coin WAS illegal to own".

  • John Kelley
    John Kelley19 ditë më parë

    In other words the money made by the United States of America is worthless as well as the words of the Government. Look what they did to the Native Americans so I wouldn't trust the breath that comes out of any Government Officials mouth

  • jerty flop
    jerty flop19 ditë më parë

    This just proves the government is a waste of money

  • Redgrave89
    Redgrave8919 ditë më parë

    As someone from Tampa... you hurt me. lmao

  • ProjectZeroEXE
    ProjectZeroEXE20 ditë më parë

    Yall paying taxes for the Government to track coins

    PUMKYN20 ditë më parë

    I laughed way to hard than I should have when he said brrrrrrr 🙄😂

  • Mr.Marshmallow Animates
    Mr.Marshmallow Animates20 ditë më parë

    This is bad... I CANT THINK OF A GOOD JOKE.

  • SuperVstech
    SuperVstech20 ditë më parë

    Ok, the last air bender reference gave me a chuckle... good job.

  • Bayezhig Binaashkaa
    Bayezhig Binaashkaa20 ditë më parë

    So basically there are 3 that are legal

  • Andrew
    Andrew21 ditë më parë

    Sooo. The government went thru all this trouble...to find and melt down these stolen coins...and in the end, they found and sued the owner of the coin saying its illegal to own...and their solution to the problem was to sell it? What happens if someone still has one or more that no one knows about..?

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