The Story Of The Liberty Nickel

Dec 30, 2015 By Houston Barber

The journey of George Walton’s Liberty Head nickel is a strange and heartwarming tale. George was one of the most famous coin collectors of his time, but after his death many thought his prized possession was lost. Decades were spent looking for the coin as some people even resorted to using metal detectors around the area Walton spent his final moments. It turns out, the coin turned up in the best hands possible. The whole story raised the value of the coin to over two million dollars. 

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