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Everyone makes mistakes, but when it comes to the U.S. Mint, mistakes are worth thousands. Something as small as a double-stamped year on the 1955 Lincoln Double Die Wheat Cent could fetch $1,400, while a 1981 penny mistakenly printed on a nickel sold at auction for $250,000. Those are a few valuable oversights! Put a down payment on a house, buy a new car, and read on as eBay lists 7 exceptional error coins you might find in the penny jar.
Have you ever gotten change back after buying something and realized you had something special in your hand? Maybe you got a $2 bill or a penny that’s almost 100 years old. Usually, this moment is exciting. But it doesn’t actually mean anything in your life is about to change. So you got a cool coin, so what?...
Pennies aren’t the most useful coin out there; a single cent doesn’t buy you much these days! But an old-fashioned copper penny might be a worth a whole lot more than you realize. The same way that certain 1970 quarters are worth a lot of money, specific one-cent coins can be worth a pretty penny....