A Rare Bronze Penny Sells for One Million Dollars

Although many people completely disregard pennies in modern times, others will pay massive amounts of money for the right one cent coin. Watch this video to learn about the rare bronze penny that sold for one million dollars.

The 1943 S Lincoln cent that sold for one million dollars was one of only four such coins known to exist. Instead of being made of zinc-coated steel like other pennies at the time, these four coins were accidentally made of bronze. They were certified genuine, and one was purchased by Bob Simpson, co-chairman of the Texas Rangers.

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