The Lincoln Memorial penny was made from 1959 through 2008 and was — and still is — a fixture in United States commerce. While most Lincoln Memorial pennies are worth only face value or not much more, there are a few rare Lincoln Memorial pennies you should be keeping your eye out for.
The 1913 Liberty nickel just sold for $3.7 million and is just one of many rare US coins you should be looking for. Find out how to spot rare US coins by knowing what types of US coins are rare and figuring out some of the best places to be looking for rare US coins.
While most counterfeit coins are easy to spot — due to improper weight, color, even design details — the truth is there are many good copies that have fooled some of the most seasoned coin collectors! Here’s what to look for in order to avoid buying fake coins.