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    A COIN collector has opened up about why certain pocket change can fetch an enormous sum, and it all has to do with man-made errors from the past. The expert and coin collector, who goes by the name the_coin_guy on TikTok, shared how a 1958 Lincoln penny sold for six figures. 2This particular penny sold for $336,000 on PCGSCredit: the_coin_guy 2The details to look for are the Double Die error found on the obverseCredit: the_coin_guy The collector, who typically posts videos about all kinds of coins and the exact details on what makes them rare or valuable, said to look for one thing in particular: the Doubled Die Obverse. Double die refers to an error that happens during the strike process making these pennies very valuable. The exact details to look for Altogether, there are three things to watch for with this particular penny: the date, missing mintmark, the words LIBERTY, and IN GOD WE TRUST. Read More on Rare CoinsCOINING IT I’m a coin collector - your 1964 quarter could be worth nearly $500MAKING A MINT I'm a...
    A COIN collector shared advice on social media about how to find a particularly valuable circulated penny. TikTok user professorpenny posted a video detailing the exact error that makes certain cents from 1969 worth thousands of dollars. 1TikToker professorpenny explained why some 1969 pennies are worth $15,000Credit: TikTok / professorpenny The US minted roughly 5.6billion pennies in 1969, with the vast majority produced in Denver and Philadelphia. About 544million of those cents were made in San Francisco, and a small number of those coins carry unique errors. Because these 1969-S error pennies are in such short supply, professorpenny advised that you can likely sell one for $15,000. Doubled die errors Many of the most popular and sought-after error coins are doubled dies, including this 1969 piece. READ MORE COIN STORIESRARE METALS I'm a coin expert - one simple trick to find pennies which could be worth $100sTREASURE HUNTING I found a rare 200-year-old coin worth up to $42,000 - how I did it Coin dies - the metal pieces used to imprint emblems on coins -...
    COIN collectors have been able to make over $100,00 from a single penny. Mistakes on coins make them especially valuable for collectors. 2This penny has sold for upwards for $100,000Credit: TikTok 2Counterfeit coins were made to resemble this rare oneCredit: TikTok This can include incorrect spacing on words or a "double die" that can send a coin skyrocketing in price and popularity. Double died coins are exactly what they sound like. The date, the word "liberty," and the motto all appear to be double-stamped on the coin. An especially valuable one is the 1969-S Lincoln Cent of the obverse variety. Having one of these is basically like having a winning lottery ticket, said Shaun from BlueRidgeSilverHound on TikTok. Read more on rare coinsSILVER LINING Rare half dollar sells for $4,150 – the exact date and grade to look forSTATE OF MIND Most valuable state quarters worth up to $788 - see if you have one of them Finding the right coin The Professional Coin Grading Services explained this coin was tainted by counterfeits, landing it on America's...
    COIN fans will want to keep an eye out for errors on their pieces - as "double die" versions can make them hundreds of dollars. TikTok user Diggin Dave, who is a fan of coin roll hunting and metal detecting, recently did this exact thing. 2TikTok user Diggin Dave found a George Washington bicentennial quarter minted in 1976 2It could be worth up to $200 according to Dave, but a similar version sold for $3,246 at an auction a few years ago While going through a coin roll, he claims to have found a George Washington bicentennial quarter minted in 1976. The text features a double die error, which means the coin could be worth $150 to $200, according to Dave. The error refers to the duplicate of particular elements on the coin. In this case, the letters "R", "E" and "B" in the word Liberty were all doubled on the left-hand side. Read more on coinsSILVER LINING Rare quarter sells for $2,327 – how to spot an 'overdate' errorSILVER LINING I found a $10,000 coin collection with pennies and...
    SOME coins are much rarer than you think. Recently, a unique 1942/41 Mercury Dime sold online for just over ​​$1,700 on eBay. 2The error can be found on the 2 as the 1 can still be seen 2The reverse engraving has a strong resemblance to the Roman god Mercury Although the dime has no mint mark, it was minted in Philadelphia where the amount minted remains unknown. This particular dime has what's called an overdate error. This error features a changed date on a coin with traces of the original date still showing. This tends to be one of the most identifiable and prominent errors in all US coins, according to USA Coin Book. Read More on Rare DimesRARE STRIKE I'm a coin expert – the date and letter that could make your dimes worth $100sKEY DATE Rare dime sells for $5,000 online - the exact date you need to find on the coin The coin was engraved by Adolph A Weinman who got inspiration from a woman named Elsie Kachel Stevens. The dime features the detailed face of Ms...
    SOME coins can be worth more than a pretty penny. For the 1966 Double Die Obverse Lincoln Cent, its value is much higher. 1Valuable coins typically have some type of error like this double die Coin expert by the name of thebowerscoinshow on TikTok has tons of videos educating other collectors on what makes certain coins more valuable than others. She typically focuses on one coin per video. She'll look at pennies, nickels, and quarters and then meticulously detail the exact factors to look for when searching through your spare change. Recently, she posted a video on TikTok explaining why a particular 1966 penny was worth $650. Read More on Double Die CoinsSILVER LINING Rare silver coin sells for $2,550 online - what to look for to find one tooGOOD EYE I’m a coin collector – how to find a ‘double die’ Lincoln penny worth $1,000s Check for double dies The expert said to watch for three things: the date, the words LIBERTY, and the words IN GOD WE TRUST. If any of these three parts have doubling on them, you could...
    YOUR spare change might be much more valuable than its face value implies, but you may need to check the tails side to find out. One nickel containing a hard-to-notice error was recently sold online for $1,027.04, and similar coins can be worth much more. 2This 1936 coin is from the Buffalo nickel series 2The frontmost leg on the buffalo appears partially faded From 1913 through 1938, a standard US nickel featured a buffalo on the tails, or reverse side. The eponymous animals of the Buffalo Nickel series were all supposed to have four legs, but some 1936 nickels were produced with just three legs clearly showing. The Sun previously covered 1937 Buffalo nickels with a similar error that are worth thousands. Here's how much you could be in line to make if you manage to find one of these 1936 coins in your collection. READ MORE ON RARE COINSKEY DATE Rare dime sells for $5,000 online - the exact date you need to find on the coinFIVE ON IT Most valuable nickels worth up to $4.5million...
    YOU may have a penny sitting in your spare change that’s worth hundreds of dollars. When it comes to the Lincoln penny, there are a couple of key dates that can be quite valuable. 2The coin expert noted the value on 2021 Lincoln pennies could be worth up to $800 2You'll want to look out for a crack that runs through Lincoln's body This includes the 1909-S (San Francisco) VDB penny and 1914 date. Depending on the grade, those rare coins could be worth hundreds or thousands thanks to their low mintages. But those are older dates. If you have a Lincoln penny with a 2021 date, coin connoisseur Blake Alma explained in a recent video what you need to look out for to find a valuable piece. READ MORE ON COINSGOOD EYE I'm a coin expert - the elements to look for to find a $1,000 Jefferson piece GOOD EYE I’m a coin collector – how to find a ‘double die’ Lincoln penny worth $1,000s What you need to look for  In 2021, there were nearly 4billion Lincoln pennies struck by the Philadelphia mint. However, there are ones...
    THERE is one particular error that you need to look out for when going through your jar change. Errors happen when the mint incorrectly manufactures a coin, leading to irrational elements. 2You'll want to look out for a specific date 2Most importantly you'll want to look out for a few doubling elements Some common errors include die errors, wrong planchets, and off-center errors.  One of them, in particular, is the double die error and a coin collector who goes by “thebowerscoinshow” on TikTok has revealed how you can spot one on a specific Lincoln penny. What is the double die error and how to spot it?  A double die error can be found on various coins. But one included on a penny with a 1970 date could be particularly valuable. READ MORE ON COINS HEAD OF STEEL What is the 1944 Lincoln penny and what makes it worth $1.1millionSILVER LINING I'm a coin expert - the detail to look for to spot nickels worth up to $880 The error refers to the duplicate of particular elements on the coin. If you happen to find a 1970 date,...
    CERTAIN coins contain small errors that add hundreds or thousands of dollars to their face value. However, if you don't know what kind of errors you're looking for, you may have valuable coins lying around without realizing it. 1The buffalo on the back of this nickel is supposed to have four legs but has just three After spotting a nickel that sold for $880 on eBay, coin collector Justin Couch took to TikTok to explain the subtle error that made the five-cent piece so expensive. Justin has more than 600,000 followers across YouTube, TikTok, and Instagram, and regularly shares advice about rare coins and other collectibles. The $880 coin received more than 31 bids from collectors before being sold, but may look like an ordinary nickel to the untrained eye. While some error coins have features that shouldn't be present, like doubled dies, others like this 1937 nickel lack something that was supposed to be included. READ MORE ON RARE COINSGOOD EYE I'm a coin expert - the elements to look for to find a $1,000 Jefferson...
    IT’S possible you might be able to find coins worth in the thousands around your home or anywhere you might store change. The value of your coins could depend on a few factors including mintage, grade and condition, as well as errors.  2The 1950-D Jefferson nickel features the lowest mintage in the series 2One of the rarest Jefferson nickels out there is a 1975 piece with an error When it comes to Jefferson coins, it could get really challenging to find something of value given the high mintage amount each year.  For example, the 1950-D (Denver) nickel has the lowest production in the series, with more than 2.6million pieces issued.  In comparison, the lowest in the Lincoln penny series is the 1909 VDB-S (San Francisco) coin, with just 484,000 pieces minted.  But there’s one Jefferson nickel you need to look for that could be worth in the thousands, according to numismatics expert Justin Couch.  READ MORE ON COINS CASH OUT Rare Jefferson nickel featuring error sells for $161 online - see why it's uniqueHEAD OF STEEL What is the 1944 Lincoln penny and what makes it...
    A RARE, certified penny recently sold online for over $2,200. This 1955 double die obverse Lincoln wheat cent was designed by Victor Brenner and minted in Philadelphia. 2The obverse features prominent displays of doubling 2USA Coin Book said this year is the most famous double die penny and error Mr Brenner designed the penny in 1909 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln. The obverse features Lincoln's head while the reverse includes two ears of wheat stalks. Because there is no mint mark on this particular penny, it generally adds to its value. The coin sold on eBay for an impressive $2,230 after attracting 22 bids.  Read More on Rare CoinsCOINING IT Rare quarter sells for $5,475 online - why it’s worth so much and how to spot itWHAT A SPECIMEN Rare nickel sells for $1,776 online - what to look for and to spot one The value of Double Die coins Double die refers to an error that happens during the strike process. The metal pieces used to create the coin’s features strike multiple times to embed the...
    A RARE nickel has sold online for almost $1,800. This certified Buffalo Nickel was minted in Denver and designed by James Earle Fraser. 2The obverse of the coin is missing the mint mark, adding to the coin's value 2The error is found in the buffalo's missing front leg In 1911, Mr Fraser was asked by Treasury Secretary Franklin MacVeagh to create a design for a new five-cent denomination. He got part of the design influence from the time he spent with the Sioux Indians and other Native Americans growing up in Minnesota, according to USA Coin Book. And the American Bison was close to extinction as nearly 1,000 were thought to exist at that time. Mr Fraser took that opportunity to engrave the Bison on the reverse with an Indian Head on the obverse. Read More on Rare CoinsUNMARKED The most valuable coins in circulation without a lettermark worth up to $305,000COIN IT Rare antique silver dollar sells for $562 online - see what makes it so rare How to spot it There is a special feature on the coin...
    IT’S possible your dimes may be worth something, as one Roosevelt dime has sold for more than $200 online.  Since 1946, Roosevelt dimes have been struck by the US Mint. 1The dime does not feature a letter mark Finding one that’s worth hundreds could be challenging, as there aren’t many that feature low mintages in the series. But there is something special about the 1982 Roosevelt dime, which is the coin that sold in the eBay listing above. What is the 1982 Roosevelt dime?  On that issuance date, the Mint released two coins for circulation, which are as follows: 1982 Roosevelt Denver (D) 1982 Roosevelt Philadelphia (P) READ MORE ON COINSHEAD OF STEEL Steel penny collection including two extremely rare ones sells for $3,450CIRCULATED COIN Rare 2012 Jefferson penny coin sells for $158 - how to find similar pieces More than one billion of those coins were produced by those mints. But an error by the mint gave value to certain pieces in the series. In 1982, the Philadelphia mint accidentally produced a small number of dimes without a letter mark. As a...
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