You never know when you might discover a fortune right there in your pocket. In among your loose change, in fact, there could be a coin worth enough money to set you up for life – and you’d never guess which one it was. After all, an auction house in Tampa, Florida, has sold a single old dime for close to $2 million.
However, not all old coins are created equal: that quarter you’ve got from 2001 isn’t worth any more than it says on its face. No, valuable coins are usually collectible thanks to a peculiarity or something unusual from history that makes them important.