A rare 1913 Liberty Head nickel – one of only five produced, has fetched an astounding $4.5 million at a Philadelphia auction.
BREAKING: The 1913 Liberty Head Nickel just sold in Philadelphia for $3.8 MILLION. With buyer’s premium final price is $4,560,000!! I’m at the auction now and there is a lot of excitement in the room.@CBSPhilly @StacksBowers pic.twitter.com/A45yLbNgc2
— David Spunt (@DavidSpuntCBS3) August 15, 2018
The Eliasberg 1913 nickel is, according to Fortune, one of the five most valuable coins ever sold at auction and holds the title “most valuable non-precious metal coin.”
The buyers name has not been disclosed.