Theft of Canadian gold coin a ‘disaster’ for Berlin’s Bode Museum

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_DEU171717aa001.jpegA world-renowned Berlin museum is reeling from a brazen theft Monday of a 100-kilogram gold coin made in Canada, the biggest heist from a museum in the country since the Second World War.

It’s unlikely the disappearance of the coin, nominally valued at $1-million, but actually worth closer to $5-million given the current price of gold, will pose any financial hardships for the Bode museum – the coin was insured, after all.

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