Million Dollar Nickels
Paul Montgomery, Mark Borckardt, and Ray Knight delve into a 90-year old mystery involving five of the most valuable coins in America collectively worth over 12 million dollars.
Million Dollar Nickels invites the reader to experience an outlandish business where dealers pay $10,000 for the privilege to look at a coin, and offer a million dollars to buy a nickel thought by some experts to be hidden in the collection of one of America's richest families.
Framed in the backdrop of a nation-wide media frenzy and a public mad with the hope of hitting the jackpot, Million Dollar Nickels unveils the story of America's most eccentric and famous collectors, persistent reporters searching for the truth, shameless profiteers, and agents of the Smithsonian desperate to stay above the fray.
Binding: Hardcover Size: 9 1/4" x 6 1/4" Pages: 369 Publication Date: 2005