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Welcome to The University of Rare Coins
Did You Know... In 2003, a business strike Lincoln Cent minted in Philadelphia, received a perfect grade of MS-70 from PCGS, that was considered so rare and unlikely out of the 3.3 billion minted… that collectors bid the coin up to $15,000 when it went up for auction in 2008. How could a modern penny be worth so much? Because in the current online marketplace for coins, there are a lot of deep-pocketed collectors competing to have the highest rated registry set.