Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Penny Worth $1.38 Million Dollars? [VIDEO]

Heritage Auctions

Usually a penny isn’t even worth 1 cent but if you have a special old penny it can be worth Millions, $1.38 million to be exact.
A one cent penny fetched that amount of money at a Florida coin collectors convention over the weekend.

The US minted it’s own currency in 1793 in Philadelphia and this coin survived. Making it 218 years old. However, the coin was never in circulation. It was said to be in the possession of collector of collector’s, Louis E. Eliasberg. He reportedly owns at least one of each coin ever minted in the US.

Ben Franklin is rumored to have designed this particular coin although it’s not known for sure to be true. The coin has a chain design on one side giving it it’s name “Chain Coin”.

More information on the coin can be found at Heritage Auctions, the auction house that handled the sale.

Best of KEAN

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://keanradio.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KEAN A-List quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KEAN A-List contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.