Bruce Morelan buys back finest 1913 V nickel for 6 million

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  1. potty dollar 1878

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  3. COOPER12

    COOPER12 Well-Known Member

    must be nice to have dough like that haha
     
  4. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    If I had that much money I would have bid them up.
     
  5. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    If I had that much money I'd like to think I'd apply it toward real coins, not Mint-staff shenanigans.
     
  6. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    Congrats to him on adding another historic coin

    You can't bid up a private sale
     
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  7. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    You and I are on exactly the same page about the 1913 Liberty Nickel. If I had one, I would sell it and buy many more real coins that are much more interesting.

    I was wondering why Mr. Morelan had started a string of posts elsewhere about how the "important collections" must have the 1913 nickel and an 1804 dollar in them. Now I know.

    I think Mr. Morelan has owned one of these coins before. I think he owned and sold the Jerry Bus coin years ago.
     
  8. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    He's owned this exact one before, the article literally even says that..............
     
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  9. jfreakofkorn

    jfreakofkorn Active Member

    Am guessing he is trying to make a statement and aquiring it once again
    Someone made a nice profit off of him
    Helpfully it ll just stay out of sight for it a bit . but would be a shame because had the pleasure seeing this in person once ( was at a convention here w armed guard along with many rare dates )
     
  10. masterswimmer

    masterswimmer Well-Known Member

    The article actually says this is the third time he's owned this exact specimen.
     
  11. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    He generally allows his coins to be displayed at shows, when those come back I would guess this will probably make an appearance in a display at some major show from time to time
     
  12. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    We are all Pawns in a Numismatic World . "the rich get rich as the poor get poorer ". Yes , it must be greener on the other side of the fence . download.jpg
     
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  13. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    My attitude is summed up by the rabbi’s blessing from the musical, “Fiddler on the Roof.”

    “May God bless and keep the tsar .... far away from us.”
     
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  14. serdogthehound

    serdogthehound Well-Known Member

    I agree with that. For the money I could have a dozen really cool coins

    For me the greatest US rarity in private hand is hands down THE 1822 Half Eagle no mid night minting, no government mistakes(the proof set 1804 dollars) , no sneaking out of the the mint (looking at you 1933 double eagle ) or full on mysteries (1870-S Three Dollar gold) . Famous for who owned it(Pogue and Eliasberg) and who did (Bass) .
     
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