Is there a penny that is worth a million dollars?

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According to InvestmentNews, a U.S. 1943 Lincoln head copper penny in flawless condition is worth $1.7 million. Only 40 of these coins are known to be in existence.

In 1942, copper was being heavily rationed by the U.S. government for the use of ammunition. Pennies had previously been made from copper, but because of the rationing, the mint switched to using steel. A few of the copper coins found their way into circulation, however, and they are now some of the most rare and valuable coins of the modern era. They are composed of 95 percent copper and 5 percent tin and zinc.

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A few U.S. one cent coins have passed the million dollar mark, but there is no given year for this high value. Some known dates are: 1793, 1795 & 1943.
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1. Check the date on the coin. The coin must be a Lincoln penny from 1943. 2. Check that the coin isn't made of steel. Steel pennies were minted to replace copper and zinc pennies
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A million pennies is equal to
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r u serious? ill give you 100.00 for them, ill pay the shipping too, fed ex overnight. hollar at ya boy!
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