Sunday, December 31, 2006

Rare Liberty Head nickel to be auctioned (Seattle Post-Intelligencer, WA)

Rare Liberty Head nickel to be auctioned

SPOKANE -- A Spokane businessman is hoping to get millions of dollars by selling a nickel: a rare 1913 Liberty Head nickel.

Bruce Morelan bought the coin, one of only five known to exist, nearly two years ago. He plans to auction it off on Tuesday in Orlando, Fla., to raise money to buy other rare coins. Morelan said the coin has spent the past two years in a bank vault in Spokane. . . .

Full story at:
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/297858_nickel30.html?source=rss

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