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Rare Coin Made in Colonial New England Could Sell for $300,000

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An extraordinarily rare coin minted in Boston in 1652 could sell for approximately $300,000 at a London auction next month, AP News reports.

Although the silver shilling was worth just pennies in the mid-17th century, it's now considered the most excellent example of the estimated 40 coins still in existence today. According to a statement from auctioneer Morton & Eden Ltd., the coin was discovered in the U.K. in a candy tin holding........

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