2 Pennies from the 1800s Worth $250 Million USD

1. 1793 Chain Cent Although technically from the late 1700s, the 1793 Chain Cent is one of the most iconic and valuable early American coins. The Chain Cent was the first large cent produced by the U.S. Mint and features a chain design on the reverse.

2. 1856 Flying Eagle Cent The 1856 Flying Eagle Cent is another highly sought-after coin. It was part of a short-lived series and was primarily produced as a pattern coin, with only a limited number made.

1877 Indian Head Cent:  The 1877 Indian Head Cent is one of the key dates in the Indian Head series due to its low mintage. High-quality specimens can sell for $10,000 to $50,000.

1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent:  Although from the early 1900s, this coin is worth mentioning for its high value.

The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent, from the first year of the Lincoln cent series, is highly prized among collectors. High-grade examples can sell for $50,000 to over $100,000.

Collectors value these coins for their scarcity and the stories they tell about the early days of the United States Mint and American history.

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