Expensive Coins You Might Actually Have in Your Pocket

It is a known fact that selling coins is an avenue to get rich quickly. This, however, is not a crypto-currency kind of getting rich. It has more to do with giving old but valuable coins in exchange for some cash. Amazingly, Some people have been able to make millions from this sale of antique coins. You might wonder in which ways old coins which ordinarily can no longer be spent as money would carry such huge 'million amount' kind of value. Well, this is mostly because most coins of importance are traded as forms of investments and are kept in special conditions.

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In any case, most coins are not produced for their monetary value. They exist t mark a particular time or trend as well as theme. At the same time, circulated monetary coins can also be that valuable when sold. Many times, this can be the case if an error in print or mint is discovered.  When it comes to auctioning, non-monetary coins are the most common. However, when you consider face value, rare coins of lower grade have it. You might, fortunately, have coins such as these in your possession.

21.1997 DOUBLE EAR LINCOLN PENNY

The worth of this coin was deemed at auction to be $404. This coin is quite interesting in appearance. An error was made on the coin during production. The obverse die was doubled on So, the image of Lincoln looks like it has two earlobes. Little wonder it got the title 'double ear Lincoln.' It is also often referred to as the double ear obverse error. This error is quite noticeable on the coin without the aid of a magnifying glass.

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For this error, the cause must have been from the die made through the single hubbing process. Largely, the error of the double earlobe on Lincoln's image on the side of the coin was due to the machine. The minting machine double minted that part of the design. However, the coin is popularly estimated to be up to $250 per piece. This same error had occurred in the minting of the 1984 pennies.

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