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.READ MORE: PTL Links: Jan. 24, 2022
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.READ MORE: Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes Part of Route 28 Southbound
A mint condition version of the penny could be worth up to $85,000.
Even damaged pennies could sell for around $60,000.
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