7 Hidden Treasures in Your Pocket Change Worth Over $200,000

Of course! Each of these seven things could be worth more than $200,000 and could be hiding in your pocket change:   

Due to a copper scarcity, the U.S. Mint accidentally created a few copper pennies instead of zinc-coated steel ones during World War II. A rare 1943 copper penny in your pocket change could be worth over $200,000.  

1. 1943 Copper Penny

The U.S. Mint mistakenly struck a few pennies with a double die fault in 1955, doubling the date and inscriptions. Good-condition rare coins can sell for over $200,000.  

2. 1955 Double Die Penny

Due to its rarity and low mintage, collectors covet the 1916-D Mercury Dime from the Denver Mint. If you find one of these dimes in your pocket change, it may be valuable.  

3. 1916-D Mercury Dime

The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent is coveted by collectors. In honor of its designer Victor David Brenner, this coin with the initials "VDB" on the reverse is highly sought after and may be worth over $200,000 in pocket change.  

4. 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent

One of the rarest and most precious American dimes is the 1894-S Barber Dime. Finding one in your pocket change would be a rare find, maybe worth over $200,000.  

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. One of these rare coins in your pocket change might be worth over $200,000.  

6. 1804 Silver Dollar

One of the most sought-after American numismatic coins, the 1913 Liberty Head Nickel has only five known examples. One of these rare coins in your pocket change might be worth over $200,000.  

7. 1913 Liberty Head Nickel

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