Find a 1984 penny, pick it up – get rich?
Next time you pick up a penny, check the date. If it's from 1984 or 1997, grab a magnifying glass, cuz' you need to check to see if Abe Lincoln has a double ear lobe. A second ear lobe on Abe could be worth (should I say, "a pretty penny"? Um...no.) Anyway, a good example of a 1984 penny with this flaw is worth between $150 and $300.
I won't bore you with any more details.
Here's another website that also explains the situation, with details about other valuable common coins.
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