Rarest Penny Sells over $1 Million at Auction
The elusive extremely rare U.S. one cent coin minted in 1792 has officially sold for just over $1 million. There are only 14 known survivors in existence. The coin is known to be a prototype, being one of the first pennies ever minted.
The penny was auctioned off at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, however, bidding also was permitted via the internet.
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