10 Coins In Your Pocket Worth More Than Face Value

Many US coins are worth far more than you’d think. Coins with errors do make their way into circulation, and they’re worth a bundle to collectors.  

An exceptionally rare coin, the 1969-S penny with doubling on the heads (obverse) side everywhere but on the mint mark is worth a bundle.  

The condition does ultimately affect the value of coins. The 1969-S double-die penny can be worth $40,000 or more if it’s in particularly good condition, and some in okay condition may still be worth $10,000+. 

there are two versions of this coin: the high leaf and the low leaf. In either case, an extra leaf is clearly visible on the left side of the piece of corn on the tails  


There’s still a bit of a debate regarding the value of this coin. However, if you find one, you might be able to get $200 to $300, depending on the condition.

the Presidential Dollar coin was meant to have lettering on the edge, which is applied after the coin is initially struck. 

Another double-die penny, the 1970-S small date has a particularly weak “Liberty” on the obverse side, and the number “7” in the date is level with the other numbers.  

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