Quick Answer: What Year Are The Rare Pennies?

What year of pennies are worth money?

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 year wheat pennies are rare?

1909-S VDB Lincoln Wheat Penny, $1,025. 1869/9 Indian Head penny, $865. 1858/7 Flying Eagle penny, $760. 1914-D Lincoln Wheat Penny, $760.

What year are rare Australian pennies?

The Proof 1930 Penny is the world’s most valuable copper coin of the modern era. Its pricing is on a par with Australia’s other famous coin rarity, the 1920 Sydney Mint Sovereign. Both coins have cracked the million dollar mark, the 1930 Penny in 2011 and the sovereign more recently in 2013.

What are the 15 most valuable pennies?

01 of 16. 1914-S Lincoln Penny. … 1944-D Lincoln Penny on a Zinc-Coated Steel Planchet. Heritage Auctions, HA.com. … 03 of 16. 1909-S VDB Lincoln Penny. … 04 of 16. 1872 Indian Head Penny. … 1969-S Lincoln Penny–Doubled Die Obverse. Heritage Auctions, HA.com. … 06 of 16. 1926-S Lincoln Penny. … 07 of 16. 1877 Indian Head Penny. … 08 of 16.More items…•

How much are pennies from the 60s worth?

CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1960 Lincoln Penny value at an average of 1 cent, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $22.

What can you do with old pennies?

To help you combat the penny problem, here are some strategies for spending them, plus ways to put them to creative use.DEPOSIT THEM AT THE BANK. … TAKE THEM TO A COINSTAR MACHINE. … MAKE A COLD COMPRESS. … CREATE DIY DRAPERY WEIGHTS. … SEPARATE THEM INTO DENOMINATIONS BEFOREHAND TO MAKE SHOPPING EASY. … DECORATE YOUR FLOORS …More items…