most expensive items ever taken

Stolen Treasure

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Recently a Canadian coin worth almost $5 million was stolen from a Berlin museum. But that's nothing compared to some of the other treasures that have been stolen throughout history. So to refresh your memory MSN Money has put together a list of the most valuable treasures people have swiped.

From 1885 until about 1917 the house of Faberge crafted about 50 bejeweled eggs for the Russian royal family. Amid the chaos of the revolution eight of the eggs were confiscated and lost. One of them surfaced at a scrap metal dealership in the American Midwest and went on to sell for about $33 million. In  read more »