5 Valuable American Coins 

Although this coin's assessed worth is $10,000, the highest price ever paid for a 1943 copper cent was $82,500 in 1996.

1943 Lincoln Head Copper Penny

Cigarette vending machines provided the majority of these 1955 20,000 cents as change.

1955 Doubled Die Penny

There are less than 100 genuine specimens of this Lincoln Cent but many fakes, with

1969-S Lincoln Cent with Doubled Die Obverse

a near-perfect one valued at excess of $126,000, according to Extremely valuable.

1969-S Lincoln Cent with Doubled Die Obverse

They may only be worth $30 to $300, depending on their condition, but even so, their value far exceeds their face value.

1982 No Mint Mark Roosevelt Dime

Hold on to a 2005 nickel if you find one with what looks to be a spear through the back of a buffalo.

2005-D 5C Speared Bison Jefferson Nickel

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