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More than $6,800 collected in unclaimed property auction

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

Iowa State Treasure Michael Fitzgerald is calling Iowa's first unclaimed property eBay auction a success.  It brought in more than $6,800.

Items sold in the auction were from abandoned safe deposit boxes reported to the State Treasurer as unclaimed property.

In a statement, Fitzgerald said, "This auction was a tremendous success. We had a diamond ring that sold for $960, a roll of 1887 Morgan silver dollars that sold for $2,425 and even a 1931-S Lincoln penny that sold for $104.02. We brought in over $6,800 that we will hold for the owners of the boxes to claim at any time."

Another auction will begin online December 12th.

You can check the items to see if you or someone you has property that's been listed as unclaimed by clicking here.

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