Priceless American Nickels in Use

Let's explore some of the most priceless American nickels that have circulated in the past and understand what makes them so special.

The 1913 Liberty Head Nickel is perhaps the most famous and coveted of all American nickels.

Only five examples are known to exist, and they were struck under mysterious circumstances, leading to a significant aura of intrigue.

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These nickels were not authorized by the U.S. Mint, as the Buffalo nickel had already replaced the Liberty Head design by 1913.

The creation of these coins is attributed to Samuel Brown, a former Mint employee who showcased them at the 1920 American Numismatic Association convention.

The rarity and the mystery surrounding their creation make the 1913 Liberty Head Nickels extraordinarily valuable.

One of these nickels, the Olsen specimen, sold for $3.7 million in 2010, and another, the Walton specimen, was valued at over $4 million in recent years.

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