Gold Certificates

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Isidor Fisch - Involvement With Bruno Hauptmann
... He paid for his ticket with $420 worth of gold certificates purportedly lent by Hauptmann ... including a shoe box in which Hauptmann claimed to have later found $14,000 in gold certificates ... One of the certificates was identified in circulation on 18 September 1935, although others reportedly appeared in circulation years after Hauptmann's execution ...
Gold Certificate
... A gold certificate in general is a certificate of ownership that gold owners hold instead of storing the actual gold ... a US paper currency (1863–1933) and a current meaning as a way to invest in gold ... Banks may issue gold certificates for gold which is allocated (non-fungible) or unallocated (fungible or pooled) ...
Gold As An Investment - Investment Vehicles - Certificates
... Gold certificates allow gold investors to avoid the risks and costs associated with the transfer and storage of physical bullion (such as theft, large bid-offer spread, and ... Banks may issue gold certificates for gold which is allocated (fully reserved) or unallocated (pooled) ... Unallocated gold certificates are a form of fractional reserve banking and do not guarantee an equal exchange for metal in the event of a run on the issuing bank ...

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