What Old Pennies Are Worth Money?

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You may think that a penny isn’t worth much, so it’s easy to overlook. The fact of the matter is that a penny is already worth more than it’s worth because it cost 1.82 cents to make a one-cent piece these days. You might even have a penny that’s worth lots more in that jar of change that you’re stashing away to save for a rainy day. Several older, rare pennies have fetched large amounts at auctions, but you might even have a penny in your pocket that’s worth enough to buy a nice dinner.