Steve-Lovegrove/ShutterstockIt’s an awesome feeling: you attain into your pocket, your pockets, or perhaps a tucked-away compartment in your automobile and discover some coins or payments you didn’t know you had. However what in the event you got here throughout a coin that turned out to be value tens of millions?
OK, that could be a bit of a protracted shot—however there are nickels on the market value almost 4 million . Liberty Head nickels are a uncommon sort of nickel you can acknowledge by their design: the profile of the Goddess of Liberty on the entrance and a big Roman numeral V on the again. Extremely uncommon, Liberty Head nickels minted in 1913 are value large quantities of cash. Essentially the most well-known of them, often called the Olsen specimen, has been touted as “legendary” and “the King of 20th Century Cash.” It even featured closely in a 1973 episode of Hawaii 5-O. The Olsen specimen bought for $three.7 million at a 2010 auction. Speak about “bang to your buck” (or 5 cents)!
The unhealthy information is that there are solely 5 recognized nickels that match the outline, so it’s fairly unlikely that your subsequent change purge will flip you into an in a single day multimillionaire. Nonetheless, there are a lot of different uncommon (however not fairly as uncommon!) nickels which can be value a big chunk of change, so to converse. Buffalo nickels (with the profile of a Native American on the entrance), Shied nickels (with a defend on the entrance), and even Liberty Head nickels from years apart from 1913 will be value fairly a bit of cash as properly, some as much as a few thousand dollars. You by no means know—any uncommon coin you discover could possibly be greater than face worth, so go to a coin appraiser and maintain your fingers crossed!