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Do You Have A $1 Coin In Your Pocket Worth $1000?

That $1 coin buried under the pile of coins in your wallet could be worth at least $1,000. The $1/10c mule coin, created in 2000, is worth much more than its face value, with some being sold for more than $2,700 on eBay, according to coin collectors. The coin must bear the 2000 date and […]

That $1 coin buried under the pile of coins in your wallet could be worth at least $1,000.

The $1/10c mule coin, created in 2000, is worth much more than its face value, with some being sold for more than $2,700 on eBay, according to coin collectors.

The coin must bear the 2000 date and is thicker than usual with a double rim on the Queen’s side of the coin because of a mix-up at the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra, according to the Australian Coin Collecting Blog.

The Australian $1/10c mule coin (pictured), created in 2000, is worth much more than its face value, with come being sold for more than $2,700 on eBay, according to coin collectors
That $1 coin buried under the pile of coins in your wallet could be worth at least $1,000 (pictured is eBay sale of the mule coin)

EBAY SALE PRICES

$425 Auction 22 February

$536.57 Auction 28 December

$550 Offer Accepted 14 Feb

$600 Buy It Now 2 January

$650 Auction 21 January

$715.50 (incl. BP) 22 November 2016

$954 (incl. BP) 22 November 2016

$1,050 Offer Accepted 6 February

$1073.25 (incl. BP) April 2016

$1507.50 Auction 2 March

$2,450 Offer Accepted 8 February

$2742.75 (incl. BP) April 2016

Courtesy of Australian-coins.com

‘The mule was made when a technician at the Mint in Canberra accidentally paired the mob of ‘roos dollar reverse with the Queen’s head obverse, normally used for the 10 cent piece,’ the blog clarified.

Asking prices on eBay range from $980 to $8,500 but the final auction prices for the coin appear to range from $400 to $2,742.

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