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

2005 Kansas “In God We Rust” state quarter

Find a state quarter with a humorous mistake in your wallet.Starting in 1999, the U.S. Mint issued customized quarters for each state for 10 years. 

2005-D 5C speared bison

In 2005, the U.S. Mint reinstated the bison reverse design on the Jefferson nickel, however some coins featured a unique marking.

Morgan silver dollar

The George T. Morgan $1 coin portrays Liberty on one side and an eagle with wings outstretched on the other.While minted from 1878 to 1904 and 1921, hundreds of millions were melted down, writes The U.S. Sun. 

1943-S Lincoln wheat penny

The U.S. Mint converted to zinc-coated steel coins during WWII because copper was needed for weapons.Some 1942 bronze planchets—round metal disks ready to be struck as coins—were processed and circulated.

Flowing Hair dollar

People think that the "Flowing Hair" $1 coin was the first silver dollar that the U.S. government made. On the front of the design is a picture of Miss Liberty with her hair falling.

1913 Liberty head nickel

There are only five of these precious nickels in the world, according to The Spruce Crafts, so you're unlikely to find one in your wallet.Charles E.

1894-S Barber dime

These coins were only made 24 times and are even rarer now.Engraver Charles E. Barber created and the San Francisco Mint produced the 1894-S Barber dime, of which only nine remain.

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