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Huge gold coin stolen from German museum
Mar 27, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Thieves broke into the German capital's Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with a massive 221-pound gold coin worth millions of dollars, police said.

Berlin police spokesman Stefen Petersen said thieves apparently entered through a window about 3:30 a.m. Monday, broke into a cabinet where the "Big Maple Leaf" coin was kept, and escaped with it before police arrived.

A ladder was found by nearby railway tracks.

The coin, more than an inch thick with a diameter of almost

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