I’m an coin expert – the exact mark you need to look for that could make your half dollar worth more than $150,000 English Headline

A COIN expert has revealed a detail that could make one of your coins worth a fortune.

It comes from Tiktok channel AppraiseItNow, which posted a video about a certain half dollar that could be worth more than $150,000.

Coin expert AppraiseItNow showed off a half dollar coin worth a fortune


Coin expert AppraiseItNow showed off a half dollar coin worth a fortuneCredit: TikTok

The channel consists of a group of appraisal experts that regularly post videos on the account that highlight coins and other collector items.

They provide information to their over 5,000 Tiktok followers about what makes a coin valuable and how much it can sell for.

What to look for

AppraiseItNow said that the coin to look for is a 1964 half dollar coin.

And like some other rare coins, this ones value stems from a minting error.

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On this particular coin, it can be found at the bottom of the obverse side of the coin.

If the number “4” in 1964 features a small marking shaped like a tear drop hanging off the back of it, then you’ve got yourself a rare coin.

The tear drop behind the 4 determines if your coin is worth big money


The tear drop behind the 4 determines if your coin is worth big moneyCredit: TikTok

The expert said that this coin has sold for $156,000.

The price was also verified by coin website PCGS.

The coin that sold for the $156,000 price was also graded in SP68, which is the second highest of the levels listed on the coin’s PCGS page.

And some in lower uncirculated grades have sold between $6,000 and $108,000.

How to know if your coin is valuable

Checking through your spare change for any rare nickelshalf dollarsdimes, and others might just lead to the discovery of a rare coin that could sell for thousands.

Typically with coin collecting, the most valuable coins feature old dates or contain mint errors.

This is because the availability it typically scarce, making them harder to find and more valuable to collectors.

If you’re unsure how much a coin you have can sell for, a quick way to check its value is by searching the coin on eBay to see what it or similar coins have sold for in the past.

Other vendors and appraisers including Coinappraiser and USA Coin Book, can help you not only sell your rare coins but learn about them as well.

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For more related stories, a half cent with a 1793 date sold for more than $3,300 online.

The Sun also reported on a treasure hunter who dug up a rare half cent coin.

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