Thursday, March 08, 2007

US Dollar Coin Sold for $400 on eBay (The Sydney Morning Herald, AU)

US$1 coins missing their inscriptions are selling for fortunes on eBay.

In God We Trust. In machines? Not so much.

An unknown number of new US $1 coins bearing the image of George Washington are missing the words 'In God We Trust' and other lettering along the edges, the US Mint has said.

The Mint released more than 300 million gold-coloured, George Washington $1 coins last month, but it recently discovered a problem. . . .

Full story at:
http://www.smh.com.au/news/world/1-coin-sold-for-400-on-ebay/2007/03/08/1173166846864.html

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