This week's (April 11, 2023) Tuesday Night Auction for kids: Old gold coin & Confederate money

Banks are failing! Store some real money.

This week’s (April 11, 2023) Tuesday Night Auction for Cozy Coats for Kids is a very old (158-years old) Italian gold coin, a silver-plated $50 bill (not real), and some Confederate currency (real).

The gold coin is an 1865 Italian, Vittorio Emanuele 20-Lire coin in really nice shape.

Coin authenticity verified by Nick on Nick’s Sigma machine.

Read more about storing gold as an inflation hedge:

Auction items are being provided by Nick Gromicko .


  • Auction starts now and ends around 7PM MST (9PM EST) on Tuesday night.
  • Winner will be the post with the highest bid as of roughly 7PM MST (9PM EST).
  • You can bid as many times as you’d like, as long as your new bid is higher than the previous bid.
  • Winner agrees to make a donation to the Cozy Coats for Kids charity for the amount they bid.
  • Winner’s company, company logo, and company contact info will be listed/promoted on the Cozy Coats for Kids’ Donors page forever… an added bonus for winning.
  • Inspector Outlet will contact the winner for shipping instructions (shipping included).
  • Maggie will contact the winner for payment.

Total approximate value of this item with shipping: No clue.

:deer: $50 :deer:

I’ll bid $100

I’ll bid $150

205 is my bid

$250 for me

I’ll go $350

360 right here

Let’s do $450

The auction ends tonight at 9 PM EST! :smile:

Some great items for a great cause, let’s bump it up to $500

$500.01 and 10 characters


@labstein wins! :tada:

You can make your donation online at Donate Coats for Kids - Donate Online | Donate by Mail

Please email your shipping address to Nick at

Thank you all for bidding!

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Good bidding Les! Some cool history there!


A penny overbid at the last moment. Ruthless!


Congrats Les!

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Congratulations Les!!! :+1:


Good win, Les!


WTG Les !!