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Rare Coins

Why Half-Cent Coin Is Heaven-Sent For Collector's Family

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.24.2013 | Business

A rare U.S. half-cent coin from 1796 fetched $357,000 at auction this week. The piece also carries a fascinating backstory about how it remained hidde...

LOOK: What's So Special About This Nickel?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business

One of the oldest U.S. nickels in existence is worth way more than just five cents. A 1792 nickel, one of the first coins ever minted, sold for $1....

New Year's Fiscal Cliff Hangover

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.01.2013 | Comedy
Randee Mia Berman

Considering the art of rock climbing and sport of cliff scaling, we might have better fiscal sports analysis from ESPN than CNN. We know it's got something to do with debt and taxes. Just what we're not clear.

'American Digger': Savage Finds Coin Worth Thousands

Posted 08.07.2012 | TV

Ric Savage's memorable shouts to the heavens were certainly high points of each episode, but he gave his last shout of the season, as "American Digger...

LOOSE CHANGE: Burglar Drops Rare Coin Collection Into Counting Machine

Posted 01.06.2012 | Crime

Turns out a few burglars who thought they cashed in, didn't really make bank at all. An Oregon man is counting his lucky pennies after police recov...