Million Dollar Nickels: Mysteries of the 1913 Liberty Head Nickels Revealed...

Million Dollar Nickels: Mysteries of the 1913 Liberty Head Nickels Revealed...

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Overview

Renowned numismatists Mark Borckardt and Paul Montgomery, along with researcher Ray Knight, uncover a 90-year old mystery involving the most valuable five coins in America.
 
Framed in the backdrop of a nation-wide media frenzy is a story of eccentric and famous collectors, persistent reporters searching for the truth, an anonymous heiress, shameless profiteers, and agents of the Smithsonian desperate to stay above the fray.

Million Dollar Nickels reveals previously unknown information to dealers, and to the public, an outlandish business where dealers pay $10,000 for the privilege to look at a coin, and offer a $1,000,000 to buy a nickel thought to be lost forever.

In the end, under the watchful gaze of armed guards, six of the nation�s most respected coin experts sat in a small room. No one expected what they found, and what they found rewrote numismatic history...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780974237183
Publisher: Zyrus Press Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2005
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x (h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 -Dark of Night and Unknown Secrets
Chapter 2 -America�s Early Nickels
Chapter 3 -Covert Origins
Chapter 4 -A Question of Legitimacy
Chapter 5 -The Mysterious Mr. Brown
Chapter 6 -The "Set" Period: Beginning of an Enigmatic Pedigree
Chapter 7 -The "Single" Period: Separate Paths to Glory
Chapter 8 -Disappearing Act
Chapter 9 -The Clockwork Miracle
Chapter 10 -Secret Midnight Meeting
Chapter 11 -Found! Numismatic Shock of the Century
Chapter 12 -An Unfinished Tale

Appendix A
The Liberty Nickel Timeline
Appendix B
Pedigree Notes
Appendix C
Additional Owner Biography Notes
Bibliography
Index

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