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Unclaimed valuables up for auction through state treasurer’s office


Jewelry, silverware and coins are just some of valuable items you can get from the state of Illinois– if you have the winning bid.

The state treasurer’s office has started auctioning off unclaimed items through it’s website.

Items include rare coins, stamps, silver bars and presidential campaign buttons.

In all there are nearly 9,000 items up for auction, all of them have gone unclaimed for more than five years.

The website is


The bidding runs through 10:00 am Friday.

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