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U.S. Disputes Heirs' Claim to Rare Coins

The discovery of 10 "Double Eagle" coins has touched off a battle for ownership between the jeweler who found the coins in her father's antique-jewelry shop and the U.S. Mint.

The Double Eagles disappeared from the mint in the 1930s. They are among the most valuable coins in the world. Joel Rose of member station WHYY reports.

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Joel Rose is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk. He covers immigration and breaking news.