A rare 1943 Lincoln penny mistakenly struck in bronze instead of zinc-coated steel has reportedly sold for $1 million. UPI.com reports that Bob Simpson, co-chairman of Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers, paid that princely sum for the finest of only four known surviving Lincoln pennies from the San Francisco Mint.
It may be worth taking a look, because many of the most valuable pennies on this list. with one example having sold for a cool $1 million at an auction in 2012.
Most pennies are worth just one cent, but some pennies are extremely valuable.. 1792 Birch Cent, worth 2.5 million dollars, in their pocket change, some pennies. The U.S. Mint changed the coin's composition back from steel to a modified .