This Rare Penny Just Sold For $2.6 Million


Are you a coin collector? Quick, check your collection for this ultra-rare one-cent coin. Why? It’s worth nearly $3 million.

Earlier this year, the 1792 “Birch Cent,” named after engraver Robert Birch, sold for $2.6 million at a Florida auction. It’s one of the earliest known coins in American history. According to a Coin World report, the one-cent piece was: “among the first pennies struck for the United States, part of a series of prototype coins. Only 10 are believed to exist.”


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