5 Hidden Treasures: Discover Coins in Your Pocket Worth Over $500!

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Discovering a valuable coin in your pocket change can feel like finding a hidden treasure. While it might seem like a long shot, there are indeed certain coins in circulation that could be worth significantly more than their face value. 

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1. 2004-D Wisconsin State Quarter with Extra Leaf 

This quarter features a unique error where an extra leaf appears on the ear of corn on the reverse side of the coin. There are two variations: the "High Leaf" and "Low Leaf." 

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2. 1999-P Connecticut Broadstruck Quarter 

The 1999-P Connecticut Broadstruck Quarter is one such error coin that can be worth significantly more than face value, often fetching several hundred dollars in good condition. 

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3. 1982 No Mint Mark Roosevelt Dime 

In 1982, a few dimes were accidentally struck without a mint mark, and finding one of these in your pocket change could be quite lucrative, with values often exceeding $500 depending on condition. 

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4. 2005-P Kansas State Quarter with "In God We Rust" Error 

While not all error coins reach into the hundreds of dollars, this specific error has gained enough interest among collectors to potentially fetch over $100, and particularly pristine examples or those graded by a reputable coin grading service might exceed $500. 

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5. 2000-P Sacagawea Dollar Coin with Wounded Eagle Reverse 

While not as common as other dollar coins, finding one of these in circulation could be worth a significant amount, often several hundred dollars to collectors looking to add this error to their collection. 

If you think you've found one of these treasures, consider having it appraised by a professional to determine its true value. Keep an eye out—your next pocket change could be worth more than you think! 

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