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In this Sept. 9, 2021 photo, a rare 17th century one shilling coin is displayed above a metal box containing other coins, at the auction house, in London. Morton & Eden Ltd. says the extraordinarily rare coin, with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England, sold for the equivalent of $350,000. (Menelaos Danellis/Morton & Eden Ltd. via AP)

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One of the first coins minted in Colonial New England, which was recently found among other coins in a candy tin, has sold at auction for more than $350,000, more than it was expected to get, the auctioneer said.

By Associated Press November 29, 2021
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