1913 Liberty Head nickel
, once branded a fake, has been sold at an auction for US$3.
At auction an uncommon 1913 Liberty Head nickel
, buried in a family closet for 40 years was sold for $3.
The appraisers at Heritage Auctions, where a 1913 Liberty Head nickel is set to be auctioned in April, certainly think so.
abandoned the Liberty Head nickel design when it began rolling out the Buffalo Nickel.
Stretching from the late 18th century to the early 21st, this volume covers half cents, large cents, flying eagle cents, Indian head cents, Lincoln cents, two-cent pieces, silver and nickel three-cent pieces, shield nickels, liberty head nickels
, buffalo nickels, and Jefferson nickels.
The exhibit's non-profit sponsor, the American Numismatic Association, said the event - the $1 billion contents of which include $100,000 bills and four of the five 1913 Liberty Head nickels
- travels around the country every year.
I found at least one coin in our garden each of the next six planting seasons, including three Liberty Head nickels
(1898, 1900, 1902), a Standing Liberty quarter (1903), a few more Indian Head pennies, and several others.