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4 Fast Facts

  • In 1970, the US printed quarters over 1941 Canadian quarters.
  • As a result, there’s a tiny 1941 just above the word “dollar” on the quarter.
  • The mistake could mean a lot of money for you if you own one.
  • There is currently a bid for a 1970 coin on eBay at $35,000.

CHICAGO — The year 1970 may be your lucky number.

Check your pockets for a quarter made that year, because it could be worth a lot of money.

The coin is currently listed at $35,000 on eBay because it has a mistake. According to reports, at least 22 people have expressed interested in the coin.

A quarter from 1970 could be worth more — much more — than 25 cents because of a mistake on the back.

On the back — just above the word “dollar” — there is a tiny “1941.”

The mistake happened when the quarters were printed over 1941 Canadian quarters.

“This is one of the most fascinating and intriguing proof mint errors ever discovered,” the listing reads. There are currently more than 300 people interested in the item on eBay.