I Have a Two-Headed Quarter, But I Can’t Retire on It [VIDEO]
My dad was a world-class coin collector. While I have a few remaining from his collection, he was forced to sell a great many of them a long time ago to help pay for healthcare costs.
But I managed to save a few.
And when I heard about these new 2020 quarters that have bats on them, all I could think about was how Dad, if he were alive today, would scour the four corners of the earth for every one of them.
Yes, of course, that's an exaggeration, but he was just about that serious when it came to coins. You should've seen him when the Sacajawea dollars came out. Lord.
So I can't help but wonder what he'd think about me getting a two-headed, or double headed quarter in change.
Had to do the video for the purposes of authentication because, well, you just can't get BOTH sides of a coin in one picture. It's really impossible.
But how cool IS that? I've never seen one before, so naturally I rushed to Google to see what I have on my hands here.
As it turns out, not much. A two-headed coin (any of them we have in circulation) is only worth anywhere between $3 and $10, according to TheSpruceCrafts.com. So I can forget about the retirement fund, that new Maserati, or, well, a toaster, for that matter.
What's more, the U.S. Mint can't even MAKE a two-headed (or two-tailed) coin. Its production processes make it virtually impossible. So, someone with the proper equipment had to make this happen.
I don't imagine this would go over too well at a football game, do you?