Coin From 1652, Found in Potato Field, Sells for $430K

Sixpence is just one of 8 known to exist

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Nov 23, 2012 4:04 PM CST

(Newser) – A silver Colonial Massachusetts coin from 1652 that was found in a potato field has been auctioned for $430,000. Newsday reports that a New York woman found the coin, one of just eight known to exist, 23 years ago with a metal detector. It...   Read full story »


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