Just how safe are safe deposit boxes?

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 My neighbor John has been collecting gold coins for the past 20 years. Upon purchasing a coin, he would place it in the safe deposit box he and his wife, Caitlin, rented at their bank.
John put the gold there for an obvious reason: security. A thick steel door safeguards hundreds of stacked metal boxes. The boxes are protected by a two-key system.
The bank gives you one key to use in combination with a “guard key” held by a bank employee. In addition, you must provide personal identificati...

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