State auctions unclaimed coins

Jul 8, 2013

  The Illinois Treasurer is offering coins for this year’s Online Unclaimed Property Auction. The auction opened Monday and runs through 10:00 a.m. Friday.  

This year’s auction focuses exclusively on coins. The treasurers office reports there are United States Olympic coin sets, several Liberty Head gold pieces, and an 1886 Martha Washington one dollar note included in the auction as well as other rare items. The auction has more than 25,000 pieces and is considered suitable for coin collectors.   

Registration is required to bid on the Illinois Treasurer’s website. 

To visit the 2013 Illinois Treasurer’s Online Unclaimed Property Auction: and follow the link to the auction. For questions please call 217-785-6998.