The state auctioned off some of its unclaimed property last month.  State Treasurer Dan Rutherford says the sale brought in about 146-thousand dollars.  Twelve thousand items were sold, ranging from a diamond ring to a 24-carat gold butterfly pin, and a 1934 500-dollar bill.  

The next online auction hosted by the Illinois State Treasurer will be November 26th through the 30th.  Check out the link at Alton Daily for more details.

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