Strike It Rich With Pocket Change
New. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 269 p. Contains: Illustrations. Strike It Rich with Pocket Change. Audience: General/trade.
That odd-looking coin could be worth a fortune Mistakes happen. Now you can cash in on them. The U.S. Mint produces error coins every year on every denomination. From doubled die cents to rotated reverse quarters to missing letters on dollars, these coins can be worth far more than face value. Featuring expert insight, hundreds of close-up images, concise details on what to look for and where, and up-to-date market values, you will learn how to spot and profit from even the most well disguised treasures in the new edition of "Strike It Rick with Pocket Change.
Can You Spot The Errors?This coin looks a bit mangled, as if a car ran over it. It's really a copper cent struck on a silver dime. And no, that doesn't make it worth a nickel. The excess of metal at the top of the Lincoln cent is called a cud. It is caused when a piece breaks from the die face and leaving a hole into which the metal flows as the coin is struck.