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Worth a Mint: Rare Canadian Penny Up for Auction


1936 Dot cent back

A Canadian penny minted in 1936 is coming up for auction next month.

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It's one of three pennies in existence with a small dot under the date.

This special coin is expected to fetch over $250,000.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Cristiano Bierrenbach, vice president of International Numismatics at Heritage Auctions, the company selling the precious penny.