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.
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