Do old pennies have any value?

Do old pennies have any value?

For most pennies, those minted in recent years are worth, well, a penny. Most wheat cents (wheat pennies were minted between 1909 and 1956) are worth about 4 to 5 cents. Those in better condition can have double-digit value. Special examples (especially those in near perfect condition) can be worth much more.

What pennies to look for that are worth money?

1872 Indian Head Penny. Heritage Auctions, HA.com.

  • 1877 Indian Head Penny. Heritage Auctions, HA.com.
  • 1864 Indian Head Penny–”L” on Ribbon. Heritage Auctions, HA.com.
  • 1943 Lincoln Cent Struck on Bronze Alloy.
  • 1856 Flying Eagle Cent.
  • 1909 VDB Matte Proof Lincoln Penny.
  • 1958 Doubled Die Obverse Cent.
  • What makes a 1972 penny worth money?

    The 1972 penny with no mint mark and the 1972 D penny are each worth around $0.30 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade. The 1972 S penny is worth around $0.75 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade. Proof coins with the S mint mark are available and they are each valued at around $1 in PR 65 condition.

    Are 1973 pennies worth anything?

    The 1973 penny with no mint mark and the 1973 D penny are each worth around $0.30 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade. The 1973 S penny is worth around $0.85 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade. Proof coins with the S mint mark are available and they are each valued at around $1 in PR 65 condition.

    Are pennies from the 40s worth anything?

    The value of a 1940 Wheat penny varies from coin to coin, depending on its condition. For instance, a 1940 Lincoln penny in good condition without a mint mark is worth about $0.15. If it’s in fine condition, its value increases to $0.60. If the same coin is uncirculated, then its value becomes $1.

    What penny is worth $10000?

    The Rare 1943 Penny If your 1943 penny is made out copper, it is worth quite a bit of money, generally $10,000 or more! The reason is that the 1943 copper penny is an error coin. The United States Mint accidentally used the wrong kind of planchet metal when striking the coin.

    What 1970 pennies are worth money?

    The 1970 D penny is worth around $0.30 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade. The 1970 S penny with the small date is worth around $55 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade. The 1970 S penny with the large date is worth around $0.50 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

    What pennies are worth the most money?

    USA Coin Book has compiled a list of the most valuable US pennies ever known. For this list, we are only including small cents: Flying Eagle Cents, Indian Head Pennies, Lincoln Wheat Pennies, Lincoln Memorial Cents, and Lincoln Shield Cents.

    What old coins are worth a lot of money?

    The same way that certain 1970 quarters are worth a lot of money, specific one-cent coins can be worth a pretty penny. Copper pennies from 1943 are some of the most valuable coins on the market.

    What pennies are most collectible?

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    What to do with your old pennies?

    Gather materials

  • Gently scrub coin with soapy water. Add distilled water and a small amount of dish soap to your shallow bowl.
  • Rinse coin. After you’ve gently scrubbed the coins,rinse them with distilled water to remove all traces of soap from the coin.
  • Let coin dry. Once the coin is rinsed,place it on your soft towel to let it air dry.