Scoop, from Diamond Galleries reports on a rare dollar coin (the Sacagawea dollar) that was only found in boxes of Cheerios:
Auctions/Prices, Scoop, Friday, September 02, 2005
“You never know what those cereal premiums will be worth and in some cases a rarity can be discovered. An example of a rare Sacagawea coin brought $5,901 after receiving 26 bids.
Cheerios offered Millennium editions of the new Lincoln cent in 2000. If you were one of the fortune cereal buyers you also received a 2000 Sacagawea dollar. These dollars were found in a ratio of 1 per every 2,000 boxes of Cheerios. During the month of January Cheerios was only place to obtain a Sacagawea dollar.”
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