Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Brother, can you spare a dime?
By the way the value from $0.05 to $3.11 Million is an increase in value of 62,200,000 !
Whatever, its a lot.
1913 nickel fetches more than $3.1 M at auction
Associated Press -
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Four Virginia siblings who never let a rare 5-cent piece slip through their fingers, even when it was declared a fake, have been rewarded for their devotion to a humble family heirloom after the century-old coin sold for more than $3.1 million.
The 1913 Liberty Head nickel, one of only five known to exist, was sold to two bidders for $3.17 million at an auction Thursday night in suburban Chicago.
The children of the late Melva Givens of Salem will divide $2.7 million, before taxes.
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