PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — You might want to check your couch cushions for loose change.

That penny hiding next to your children’s Legos could be worth thousands of dollars.

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The rare coin was minted in 1943 and is made entirely of copper.

It is rare because pennies produced that year were made of stainless steel due to a copper shortage during World War II.

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A mint condition version of the penny could be worth up to $85,000.

Even damaged pennies could sell for around $60,000.

For more information on the rare penny, visit this link.

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