Rare Five Cent Coin Fetches $23k l Top Selling eBay Auction WhatSellsBest.com, a website tracking top selling eBay items, is reporting a rare five cent coin with a minting error, has fetched a winning bid of $23,850 in a seven day auction on eBay.
News-Antique.com - Sep 14,2011 - WhatSellsBest.com, a website tracking top selling eBay items, is reporting a rare five cent coin with a minting error, has fetched a winning bid of $23,850 in a seven day auction on eBay.
The coin, a five cent U.S. Nickel (NGC AU50), was minted in 1916 with an error that resulted in the year (1916) appearing to have been stamped twice and slightly overlapped, which is also known in the collecting world as being 'Double Die Obverse'.
According to James Massey, publisher of WSB; "Coins with minting errors are a popular category on eBay, but it's not often that we see the bidding go this high."
To see the Five Cent Coin, and other rare items sold on eBay, visit; WhatSellsBest.com
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WhatSellsBest.com is a free website which has integrated with eBay to allow visitors to actively view and track the top selling items, worldwide on eBay, in nearly 200 unique categories. The website also reports on trends and sales of rare (high-value) items.