Royal coin ‘hidden for decades’ sells for $1.3 million to mystery collector

Royal coin ‘hidden for decades’ sells for $1.3 million to mystery collector

A rare British coin featuring the profile of abdicated King Edward VIII has sold for a record £1 million ($1.3 million). The coin was created following Edward VIII’s ascension to the throne in January 1936, but was never released to the public after he gave up the throne to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson.