On 01-Apr-2017 In Lifestyle
Pennies have worth, but no value at the same time. If you ask someone, they'll consider a penny as one of the most useless coin in the world. Those who have it? Well, they try to get rid of these irritating pennies as soon as possible. After all, when you're shopping; a dime isn't going to buy you everything. But, do you know there's a first penny out there which has more value than others? No? Well, then my friend you might have just lost $1,700,000 Let's save the amount for next time, watch the video!
The pennies you often find on the road, rolling on the ground might be worth a lot. Some of the old copper pennies are highly sought after.
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The first penny we're talking about might have passed in front of your eyes, or you might have ignored it just like an ordinary one.
Sure copper pennies with the stamp of 1943 are in circulation since their inception. They look pretty ordinary, and an untrained eye might not notice it, but they're worth almost $1,700,000.
Well, certainly not. It's not because of their old age. A particular printing mistake on the coins that happened unintentionally at the time of their creation is what makes these pennies unique.
During the war era, the copper pennies were needed to for their metal value during the war efforts."However, a few cents managed to slip through the printing process, and while most pennies from this year were created with the use of stainless steel, those who have access to 1943 copper pennies could receive $85,000 for their troubles under the correct circumstances," reports Goodfullness.