Three incredibly rare pennies that are quite valuable

Pennies, the smallest denomination in American currency, often go unnoticed in daily transactions.

Below, we explore three incredibly rare and valuable pennies that could transform a simple pocket find into a lucrative treasure.

The 1943 copper penny is one of the most famous and sought-after errors in American coinage.

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During World War II, copper was a critical material for wartime necessities, leading the U.S. Mint to produce pennies from zinc-coated steel instead of the usual copper.

However, a few copper blanks from 1942 remained in the presses and were accidentally struck into pennies in 1943.

These pennies are extremely rare, with only about 20 known to exist.

Even those in less-than-perfect condition can fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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