The next time you get coins make sure you check your pennies! There are still SEVEN types of pennies out there that could be worth$200,000 or more. Some of those are bronze instead of zinc and other's have misprints or mistakes. LOOK FOR THESE...
1943 Bronze Lincoln Penny-
In 1942, the U.S. Mint switched to a zinc coated stamping system for pennies. Some of the bronze coins slipped through the process and ended up in circulation. If you think you have a rare 1943 Penny, just use a magnet on it. If it sticks it's not copper, but if it does...call the bank! You may have a winner!
1969 "S" double die obverse Penny-
For the 1969 pennies, the words "Liberty" and "In God We Trust" have a double-vision look to them because there was a misaligned stamp. There is also an "S" below the year which proves it was made in San Francisco. It's very rare.
1972 Double die obverse Penny-
This penny has similar doubling as the 1969 penny. The date also shows a slight imprint doubling, but it's not as clear.
1983 double die Reverse Penny-
The double lettering is on the back of the penny not the front. The doubling is most visible on the pharase "E Pluribus Unum"
1992 Close AM Reverse Penny
On the back of the penny the phrase "United States Of America" has the "A" and "M" in America slightly touching.
1995 Double Die Obverse Penny
This shows the doubling effect on the word "Liberty"
1999 Wide AM reverse Penny
On the back of the penny, the "A" and the "M" in "United States of America" don't touch,.