April 1, 2008 10:13am CST
when my hubby comes home from anywhere, he usually sets out his wallet and any change that he has...my daughter (she is 11) who seems to have a good eye for stuff was casually glancing at his change (she abolutely loves counting and sorting!) found a penny that was from 1936 amongst his change! i dont know if it is valuable, but my question is, has this ever happened to you? i once got an australian penny that was passed off as a canadian one too...
• United Kingdom
1 Apr 08
I find a lot of foreign coins, but nothing ever valuable unfortunately. We have pennies in the UK and we can also use Euros, I have found a lot of Euros and I save them up for when I go abroad and can use them in other countries. Finding coins soon mount up! I also collect coins to help me save, so when I get poor I can count my coins up and find I am not poor after all! I hope that 1936 penny is valuable for you!
1 Apr 08
I've got an Australian coin that's said to be worth $200 because of the material it's made from. Actually, I think I have 2 of them. I'd like to sell them, but no one wants to buy rare coins it seems. I had a penny that I can't find now from I think it was 1917. I wish I knew where it went, but it's not with my collector coins anywhere. I have tons of foreign coins, some rare and worth money, but coin collectors like to rip you off and tell you they're not worth anything.
• United States
1 Apr 08
I guess your money also looks similar to ours. Well, the most I have run across is a buckwheat penny, which is worth two cents, and Canadian coins, which at the time were worth slightly less than American Money. But I haven't run across anything valuable really.