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    Humble nickel from 1913 likely to fetch millions

    http://www.centurylink.net/news/read...popular_viewed

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A humble 5-cent coin with a storied past is headed to auction and bidding is expected to top $2 million a century after it was mysteriously minted.

    The 1913 Liberty Head nickel is one of only five known to exist, but it's the coin's back story that adds to its cachet: It was surreptitiously and illegally cast, discovered in a car wreck that killed its owner, declared a fake, forgotten in a closet for decades and then found to be the real deal.

    More at link.......it's beautiful and mysterious...



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    Reader, very interesting!

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    Time to go through the change jar!



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