If you've ever gone metal detecting, you likely have heard that one of the most sought-after coins in the 1877 Indian Head Penny. One of these rare coins was indeed found in Missouri.

A national YouTube channel that specializes in unique finds while metal detecting shared this incredible discovery in Missouri.

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As seen in the video, this 1877 Indian Head Penny was in great condition.

Adventures In Dirt via YouTube
Adventures In Dirt via YouTube

USA Coin Book estimates that a 1877 Indian Head Penny like this one is worth at least $1,000 in poor condition. If it's in great condition and was not circulated, you can be looking at more than $5,000. Here's their exact wording:

USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1877 Indian Head Penny is Worth $1,226 in Average Condition and can be Worth $4,333 to $5,126 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition.

That's a pretty sweet find no matter where your metal detector is looking.

For fun, I decided to find out what the most rare coin that's ever been found while metal detecting and found a story from The Hill which shared how a guy in England found one of the first coins ever created in that country under King Henry III which is valued at a half million dollars.

I believe this 1877 Indian Head Penny was found a few years ago, but still remains one of the most unique metal detecting finds in the state.

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