Executive Order 6102 is a United States presidential executive order signed on April 5, 1933, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt “forbidding the Hoarding of gold coin, gold bullion, and gold certificates within the continental United States”. The order criminalized the possession of monetary gold by any individual, partnership, association or corporation.

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Rationale

Effect of the order

Prosecutions related to Executive Order 6102

Abrogation and subsequent events

Hoax of safe deposit box seizures

Similar laws in other countries

See also

References

External links

via Executive Order 6102 – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.