Top Five Most Valuable American Coins Discovered in Pocket Change

How to detect: The whole obverse, or "heads" side, should seem to be doubled, with the exception of the mint mark.

1969-S Lincoln Cent With a Doubled Die Obverse

How to detect: The easiest way to tell the uncommon Small Date variety apart from the common type is to look for LIBERTY's weakness.

1970-S Small Date Lincoln Cent With a Doubled Die Obverse

How to detect:  A little gouge near the border above the D in UNITED is a die marking; see the apparent duplication of all obverse components.

1972 Lincoln Cent With a Doubled Die Obverse

How to detect: The reverse of the die has a flaw that causes it to look as though there is an additional leaf on the lower left portion of the corn ear.

2004-D Wisconsin State Quarter With an Extra Leaf

How to detect: In the wide variation, the AM in AMERICA is distinct on the back. In the

1999 Wide "AM" Reverse Lincoln Cent

usual variant for the present moment, the letters AM are quite close together or touching.

1999 Wide "AM" Reverse Lincoln Cent

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