9 Most Valuable Us Pennies Worth Holding - Martin Baker Orthodontist

9 most valuable us pennies worth holding

This penny is highly sought after by collectors due to its low mintage and the initials vdb for victor david brenner the designer on the reverse in mint condition it can be quite valuable 1909s vdb lincoln cent

Most 1943 pennies were made of zinccoated steel due to copper shortages during world war ii however a few were mistakenly struck on bronze planchets intended for the previous years coins 1943 bronze lincoln cent

This penny exhibits a noticeable doubling of the date and inscriptions due to a minting error its a highly soughtafter variety among collectors 1955 doubled die lincoln cent

Some 1970s pennies were mistakenly struck with a smaller date font making them rarer than their large date counterparts and more valuable especially in mint condition 1970s small date lincoln cent

In 1982 the composition of the penny was changed from bronze to copperplated zinc however a few pennies were mistakenly struck on bronze planchets making them rare and valuable 1982d small date bronze lincoln cent

In some 1992 proof sets the letters a and m in america on the reverse of the penny are closer together than usual these varieties are highly sought after by collectors 1992 close am lincoln cent proof

Similar to the 1955 doubled die penny the 1995 doubled die variety exhibits doubling of the date and inscriptions making it a valuable find for collectors 1995 doubled die lincoln cent

As part of the lincoln bicentennial series the 2009 pennies feature four different reverse designs representing different stages of lincolns life 2009 birthplace lincoln cent

In 2017 the us mint released special collector sets featuring pennies with an enhanced uncirculated finish these coins have a unique appearance and are sought after by collectors 2017p lincoln cent enhanced uncirculated finish