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These 8 Valuable Coins May Be Hiding In Your Change

8 Valuable Coins to Look Out For - 2005 Kansas State Quarter mistake reads "In God We Rust" - via The MetaPicture

You Don’t Want To Put One Of These In The Parking Meter! There’s gold in your pockets! Well, maybe not actual gold — but as good as, because appearances can be deceiving. What the face of a coin claims to be worth is not always the case. The problem is, you have to know what

It was really a pretty little coin: The English 6d of Oak sprigs and acorns ~ The sixpence, known colloquially as the tanner, or half-shilling, was a British pre-decimal coin, worth six (pre-1971) pence, or 1/40th of a pound sterling. The first sixpences were struck in the reign of Edward VI in 1551 and continued until they were rendered obsolete by decimalisation in 1971.

from the Guardian

Old coins: strike gold with pre-decimal silver

Threepenny bits. (80 to a £1) With one of these I could buy some Lincoln biscuits to have with my bottle of free milk at school.

from Mashable

8 Valuable Coins That Could Be Hiding in Your Change

You don't need to find a Revolutionary War-era coin to make a fortune from your change. These eight valuable coins could be hiding in your pocket right now.

Making Cents of Rare Coins #infographic #Money

Making Cents of Rare Coins #infographic