18 karat gold Monopoly set on display at Museum of American Finance

October 26, 2010

By Lindsay Goldwert, NY Daily News

Your move, Mr. Moneybags.

An 18-karat solid gold Monopoly set covered in precious stones will be on display at the Museum of American Finance on Wall Street.

Even the dice are eye-popping: They feature 42 full-cut diamonds for the number dots and are valued at $10,000.

The game is valued at $2 million.

"The game is symbolic to America and was popularized during the difficult economic times of the depression," said museum president David Cowan. "We again face difficult economic times, and this incredibly valuable item will bring joy to our many visitors."


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