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DENVER (CBS4) – A penny dating back to 1792 will soon be auctioned off in Denver.

penny Penny Dating Back To 1792 To Be Auctioned Off In Denver

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Experts say the coin could sell for nearly $500,000 at the World’s Fair of Money at the Colorado Convention Center on Wednesday.

The coin was actually lost for 130 years. It’s part of a five-day public in-person and online auction of rare coins and paper money in Denver.

Additional Resources

Learn more about the auction on the website of Heritage Auctions.


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