July 23, 2014
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - An auction is scheduled in August to sell the second half of a gold fortune found in the home of a Carson City man after he died.
The Nevada Appeal reports the auction will be held Aug. 6 at the Carson City Courthouse to sell off the rest of Walter Samaszko Jr.'s gold coins.
More than $7 million in coins were found in Samaszko's home after he died last summer. No one knew of his wealth until a cleaning crew discovered boxes of coins. A cousin, Arlene Magdanz of San Rafael, Calif., is the sole heir.
The first collection batch of gold was sold for just over $3.5 million at a February auction. .
Carson City Clerk-Recorder Alan Glover says he expects the upcoming auction to fetch more