It takes a keen eye to spot them – and a little know-how once you do – but errors on coins produced by the U.S. Mint occur every year. And these errors can be worth a fortune. Strike It Rich with Pocket Change shows you how to detect errors, what to look for and how to cash in on these mistakes.
Not so sure? Well consider this: the next Lincoln cent you look at could be worth a small fortune. A 1969-S Lincoln cent with a doubled-die obverse was discovered in a wrapped roll of Lincoln cents. The coin went to auction and sold for an amazing $126,500. Meanwhile, a 1970-S Lincoln cent doubled-die obverse was discovered and sold for $24,000. Another error penny, a 1982-D Small Date cent, just sold for $18,000.
Appealing to the treasure hunter in all of us, this new edition of this award-winning book provides detailed images, up-to-date market values and best of all doesn't include mumble jumble jargon only a coin dealer would understand. If you have a jar of coins at home you need to have Strike It Rich With Pocket Change next to it.