Tuesday, October 27, 2009

What a difference a year makes!

Today, while rummaging through my purse for change to buy a cup of tea in work, I came across a strange coin. I initially thought it was a foreign coin that someone had passed off to me, but on closer inspection realized it said United States of America on it, 5 cents and was dated 1912. I decided to look it up online. I saw that it was a Liberty-V nickel, and that the 1913 mint was worth $2 million to $2.5 million!! OMG!!! If the 1913 is worth that much then what about the 1912!! Unfortunately upon looking further it transpired that the 1913 was worth that much because there were only 5 of them minted and distributed. The 1912 version is worth around 75 cents. Back to work tomorrow I guess :-(

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