The "Big Maple Leaf" went on display at Berlin's Bode Museum in 2010. Thieves stole the gold coin with a face value of $1 million and weighing 220 pounds in a surprisingly analogue heist. Marcel Mettelsiefen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Marcel Mettelsiefen/AFP/Getty Images Europe Trial For Suspects Accused Of Stealing 220-Pound Solid Gold Coin Begins In Germany January 10, 2019 Prosecutors say the men pulled off the low-tech heist using a ladder, rope and a wheelbarrow. Police believe the $4.3 million coin has been melted down and sold in pieces. The men deny all charges.