I need to start keeping more of my change and smaller bills instead of using them in convenience situations as they could be worth so much more than their posted value. It never crosses my mind in the moment, but I can't help but to believe that I have come across some of these sought after currency notes. I don't know if I'll be able to stay consistent with this, but I plan on checking all my coins and currency notes for something special.

With that being said, we are having that conversation again as the US mint has come out with another error that could grant some lucky citizens with thousands of dollars. Every so often we hear that there has been an error during the minting process for one of the currency notes or coins in a given year, creating a higher demand and value for these specific notes. This time has struck again, and Ohio coin collectors and other residents should be checking for these coins that are worth thousands.

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Ohio, I need you to get your coin purse, coin jug, piggy bank, cup holder, and any other place/item you use to store coins. Now that we have everything assembled, separate the quarters and dimes, everything else can go back in their desired storage, then you'll separate all the quarters and dimes from 1965 away from the rest. After putting away all the other years, we're going to take a thorough look at edges of these coins.

In 1964, the US Mint needed to use 90% silver to create quarters and dimes in America due to several supply and political issues at the time. This was only supposed to be for the year of 1964, but an error was made and quarters and dimes in the following year of 1965 were also made with 90% silver, making this US Mint error worth thousands. The authentic dimes have been sold for as much as $9,000 while the authentic quarters have gone for as much as $7,000.

You think you have one or more of these quarters or dimes? Then you need to put it to the final test to see if you're going to be thousands of dollars richer. Stack up the coins and pay attention to the rim as the 90% silver will have a very distinct look compared to the silver used in other years. If you struck gold, now you have to find a buyer, and become 4 figures richer.

Yes, These Quarters Really Are Worth Thousands of Dollars

There's never been a better reason to sort your pocket change!

Gallery Credit: Credit: Mateo, 103.5 KISS FM

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