In 1943, a Lincoln penny was wrongly struck in bronze rather that the usual zinc-coated steal at the San Francisco Mint. In September of 2012, one of the 4 known surviving rare pennies was sold for $1 million. The Professional Coin Grading Service had determined and certified the coin to be genuine.
Some of the most valuable coins are hidden amongst the pile of change in your purse or piggy bank. The market for the American rare coin has always been of interest to investors. The numismatic value or collector value for the most valuable coins surpass their precious metal content. If you need an assessment, Premier Coin Galleries can help you determine what your rare pennies, rare quarters or any other coins are worth.