Coins and collectibles are often found in abandoned safe deposit boxes. After a waiting period, these items are auctioned off at the Arizona Department of Revenue unclaimed property auction. The viewing day for auction items this year took place in Phoenix on Jan. 27, 2023, at Sierra Auction Management in Phoenix. (Photo by Izabella Hernandez/Cronkite News)
Staking a Claim: Annual Unclaimed Property Auction in Arizona Draws Bargain Hunters

Once a year, the Arizona Department of Revenue auctions off unclaimed property that is abandoned in safe deposit boxes around the state.