Spare change? Rare 1943 bronze Lincoln penny sells for $1 million

The next time you find a penny lying in the street, it could bring you more than just good luck.

A 1943 Lincoln penny sold for $1 million because it was made of the wrong materials, according to

Instead of being made from zinc-coated steel, the rare penny was accidentally made from bronze, which caused its value to skyrocket.

In 1943, pennies were not made of copper because the metal was needed during World War II, according to

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