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Sunday, 22 April 2012

Now THAT'S a pretty penny! Rare coin fetches $1.15million at auction

It is interesting to note that the story we reported a few days back about an old coin, selling at Auction, which was expected to beat all price records, has been picked up by the Daily Mail.

A centuries old coin, one of the first ever produced in the United States' Mint, was sold for a whopping $1.15million at an Illinois auction on Thursday.The famous 1792 silver-center cent was purchased by Kevin Lipton of Beverly Hills, California, on behalf of a group of unnamed investors.On one side, the reddish-brown coin features Lady Liberty facing right with her hair flowing behind, and on the other, a wreath tied with a ribbon at the bottom encloses around the words 'ONE CENT.'

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2132690/Now-THATS-pretty-penny-Rare-coin-fetches-1-15million-auction.html#ixzz1slOcaR7O

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