Pocketful of Treasure: Rare Coins You May Have and Not Know It

By Paul Ciampanelli

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    There are extremely rare versions of the coins you carry in your pockets every day. We’re talking pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters worth way more than you think due to anomalies like minting errors and discontinued materials. But you’ll never notice these valuable coins if you don’t know what to look for. Luckily, we’re here to help…

    Wide AM Penny

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    IMAGE BY: PCGS CoinFact

    Typically, a Lincoln Memorial penny features the word “America” with the ‘a’ and ‘m’ close together. However, if you find yourself a penny where ‘a’ and ‘m’ are wider spaced than usual, you might be able to net yourself as much as $500.