"Discover Hidden Gems: You Could Own a $20K Rare Bicentennial Coin! At least $1,000 worth of additional seven gems!"

People of a certain generation may recall the United States' year-long bicentennial celebration in 1976, 

when the country was nearly drowning in bicentennial trinkets, memorabilia, souvenirs, and a plethora of other items to buy. 

The United States Mint created a series of bicentennial quarters to celebrate the anniversary,  

several of which are now quite valuable as the country approaches its 250th birthday. A Lincoln Penny With This Distinctive Mark Could Be Worth $60,000 

The bicentennial coins were produced as a special edition by the Mint between 1975 and 1976, according to the Chronicle Collectibles website. 

They were important because they were the first US quarters with a distinct reverse design in over 50 years. 

The most valuable of the coins, a 1976-S Bicentennial Silver Quarter with a very high grade,  

old for $19,200 at auction a few years ago, according to the Chronicle Collectibles website. 

But that isn't the only bicentennial quarter that is valuable. Many others have done it as well. 

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