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Watch a $150,000 starting bid turn into a $400,000 final price

Coin World captured a few minutes of Stack's Bowers' Rarities Night auction at the 2015 American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money.

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One of the more exciting things to do at a coin convention is have a seat at a major auction and listen to bidders have it out for a rare coin. 

In the video below, an 1807/6 Draped Bust cent that had a starting bid of $150,000 at the Stack's Bowers Rarities Night auction on Thursday, Aug. 13, more than doubles during an extended bidding war. 

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