People Make a Mint Waiting in Line for JFK Gold Coins

Coin companies paid people as much as $400 to purchase the half dollars featuring President Kennedy's likeness.
1:42 | 08/06/14

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They gathered early. -- we got here about midnight 1230 who are these people waiting for the latest apple gadget. May be concert tickets it was like Woodstock it's an adventure. Note the focus today on a point be among the first to buy one of these special JFK half dollars that went on sale today US -- Limit one to a customer the -- is making it in gold this is pure gold. Point 99 fine to get one you needed to be among the first in line and get a ticket. -- -- -- -- And my -- collector and most here not coin collectors but paid proxies to large coin companies hired him to five for -- public hearing. Four -- and we're going OK -- right in addition to the 400 dollars pay the company's fronted the -- the 12140 dollars cash to buy the point -- nicely charred and burned them. No complaints. The proxies handed over the points as soon as they walked out of the meant so why do all this after all the -- will be making these gold coins for the rest of the year. But the companies will ship to diss points to Chicago immediately were coin collectors are holding their national convention this week. If these -- receiving top grade and first date issued designation. Collectors tell us their value could skyrocket. As collectibles released. Ball and we -- points judgment didn't 3500 to. For those hopes dreams and gets in between five and 6000 dollars if you look like he baby -- -- seals right now but this. Get -- between thirty I'd like it would thousand. By our calculation about 620000. Dollars for the points were available for sale here today that they all make it to Chicago and are all properly documented. Their value could jump to two to three million dollars.

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