South Korea operates a "finders keepers" law on lost and found property.
The gold and silver bars fell out of the plane after the hatch door broke during takeoff.
One coin in particular could be worth up to $100,000.
Gold has, in one way or another, been at the heart of much human history for thousands of years.
Judges in the Netherlands said that the gold, originally from Crimea, may be returned to Ukraine instead.
Prosecutors claim Carlos Nuzman greased the wheels to land Rio the 2016 games.