How much is a 1898 penny worth today?

How much is a 1898 penny worth today?

1898 Indian head penny value by USA Coin book
Quality Value
About uncirculated $27
Mint state 60 $44
Mint state 65 $72

How rare is a 1899 penny?

A true gem example raised the value of rare 1899 pennies to $425. Your 1899 Indian head penny value may not reach the level of the top tier examples, however in nice condition with minimal wear it is welcome to many collectors.

What Penny is worth millions?

The first 1943 copper cent was sold in 1958 for more than $40,000. In 1996, another went for a whopping $82,500. But those sales pale in comparison with the latest: this week, a dealer in New Jersey sold his 1943 penny for a staggering $1.7 million.

How many 1899 pennies are there?

Many coins were produced and were very common in circulation. The Mint at Philadelphia reports striking a total of 53,598,000 Indian Head pennies dated 1899. This was a much higher mintage than most other years in the series and is what has led to so many examples still surviving today.

Is a 1888 penny worth anything?

1888 Indian head penny without a mint mark The Philadelphia mint produced 37,489,832 Indian head pennies in 1888. It is not a particularly expensive coin nowadays, and you can buy one for $3 to $5 in decent condition. On the other hand, a certified specimen in the mint state can bring you about $150 at auction.

What penny years are worth money?

Here’s a rundown of 10 of the most valuable pennies made since 1900:

  1. 1909-S Indian Cent. Image: USA CoinBook.
  2. 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent. 1909-S “VDB” Lincoln Wheat cent.
  3. 1914-D Lincoln Cent.
  4. 1922 Plain Lincoln Cent.
  5. 1931-S Lincoln Cent.
  6. 1943 Bronze Lincoln Cent.
  7. 1944 Steel Lincoln Cent.
  8. 1955 Doubled Die Lincoln Cent.

What is the value of a 1889 Penny?

1889 Indian Head Penny. has estimated the 1889 Indian Head Penny value at an average of $4, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $105. (see details)…

What is the rarest one cent coin?

True, the 1909-S VDB is perhaps the most popular rare penny. But it is far from being the rarest one-cent coin! While it boasts the lowest mintage among the regularly struck Lincoln pennies and is indeed considered rare — with nearly 500,000 made and perhaps 20,000 or more still in existence — the 1909-S VDB is not the rarest penny.

Which old pennies are the most valuable?


  • 1864 with L (for James B. “L”ongacre – the coin’s designer):$62
  • 1873 doubled LIBERTY:$625
  • 1877:$725
  • 1878:$26
  • 1888 Last 8 over 7:$2,650
  • 1908-S:$70
  • 1909-S:$450
  • What year Penny has value?

    The wheat penny is a classic iconic early 21st century American coin with a face value of 1 cent that was minted from 1909 to 1956.

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