7 Hidden Gems: Coins in Your Pocket Worth Over $100,000!

Of course! You may already have these seven coins in your bag or collection, and each one could be worth more than $100,000:   

Due to a copper scarcity, the U.S. Mint struck a few copper pennies instead of zinc-coated steel during World War II. These rare 1943 copper pennies might be worth over $100,000 if found in your pocket.  

1. 1943 Copper Penny

In 1955, the U.S. Mint mistakenly manufactured a few pennies with double die errors, doubling the date and inscriptions. Conditioned rare coins can sell for over $100,000.  

2. 1955 Double Die Penny

Collectors prize the 1916-D Denver Mint Mercury Dime for its rarity and limited mintage. In immaculate condition, these dimes can be worth a fortune.  

3. 1916-D Mercury Dime

Coin collectors prize the 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent. The reverse's "VDB" letters, denoting coin designer Victor David Brenner, were later deleted, making the first version valuable. One in your pocket may be the jackpot.  

4. 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent

One of the rarest and most precious American dimes is the 1894-S Barber Dime. Finding one in circulation would be a rare find.  

5. 1894-S Barber Dime

"King of American Coins," the 1804 Silver Dollar, is one of the most famous and precious coins in the world. Despite the date, most were minted in the 1830s as diplomatic presents, making them desirable and rare. One might be worth over $100,000 if found.  

6. 1804 Silver Dollar

One of the most sought-after American numismatic coins, the 1913 Liberty Head Nickel has only five known examples. Finding one of these rare coins might net you a modest fortune.  

7. 1913 Liberty Head Nickel

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