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1913 Nickel Sells for $3 Million

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1913 Nickel Sells for $3 Million

1913 Nickel Sells for $3 Million

1913 Nickel Sells for $3 Million

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NPR's Scott Simon talks with Bruce Smith of Blanchard and Company in New Orleans, who facilitated the sale of a rare 1913 Liberty Head nickel. The coin, known as the Olsen Specimen, is also called the Hawaii Five-O coin because it figured in an episode of the TV series. This week the coin sold for $3 million dollars.

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