Who couldn't use a little extra cash right about now?

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How does an extra 2 million dollars sound for extra money?

It's time to start turning those couch cushions inside out because there are some dimes being valued at 2 million dollars.

These are lost coins too, so it's not impossible to think they could be right here in New Jersey!

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What Dimes Are Worth 2 Million Dollars?

It's an 1894 S-Barber Dime, according to Readers Digest.

The story goes that John Dagget, the superintendent of the San Francisco Mint had a limited number of these coins minted in 1894.

Why only 24, I have no idea.

The story goes he gave 3 of these dimes to his daughter and told her to hold onto them for a long time and not to use them.

Readers Digest reports that she went ahead and used some of them to buy ice cream.

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Photo by Courtney Cook on Unsplash

Ice cream for a dime? Not a bad deal!

Over the years the coins went missing and now there are only 9 of these rare 1894 S-Barber Coins left.

The whereabouts of 7 out of the 9 coins are known, so that leaves 2 of these multi-million dollar rare coins in circulation.

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Yes, the odds of you finding this coin in the parking lot of Shoprite are small, but not impossible.

Also, if you think you might somehow have this 2 million dollar coin then whatever you do do not take it to a bank.

Readers Digest says that what you should do is take the coin to an appraiser instead.

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Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash

They'll be able to confirm the coin is in fact a rare one and can tell you what it's actually worth because it's probably more than 5 cents!

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