Treasurer offers online auction until July 11

Staff Writer
Chillicothe Times-Bulletin

SPRINGFIELD – July 7, 2014 – Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is reminding residents to check the Illinois Treasurer’s Online Unclaimed Property Auction by visiting The auction begins July 7 and runs through July 11, 2014.

 “The auction features one of a kind items,” said Rutherford. “I encourage residents to view the nearly 9,000 pieces that are available for purchase.” 

Some of the items include Liberty coins, a John. F. Kennedy commemorative dollar coin covered in 24K gold, Franklin half dollars, Roosevelt dimes, Jefferson wartime nickels, a series of 1982 Lincoln pennies, and bicentennial pennies. The auction opened at 10 a.m., and will begin to close at 10 a.m. July 11.

If you would like to participate in the upcoming Illinois Treasurer’s Online Unclaimed Property Auction, please visit and follow the link to the auction. Those interested must register to become an active bidder. For questions about registration, please contact 217-785-6998.