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  3/11/2012, Adar 17, 5772

One Shekel Worth $1.1 Million – at Auction

An unidentified American East Coast collector plucked down $1.1 million for an ancient Judean shekel coin at a New York auction. The coin was sold by a collector from the Los Angeles area who paid $240,000 for it n 1991, giving him five-fold profit in 21 years.