What makes a 1962 penny rare?

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 is a 1962 P penny worth?

USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1962 Lincoln Memorial Penny is Worth $0.16 to $0.32 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition. Proof coins can be worth $1.67 or more.

Which is the rarest penny?

The 1943 copper-alloy cent is one of the most enigmatic coins in American numismatics — and reportedly the most valuable Lincoln penny of all.

What are the 7 different 1982 pennies?

The metallic composition and obverse master hub changes ultimately led to the creation of seven different types of 1982 business-strike Lincoln cents, including:
  • 1982 brass large date.
  • 1982 brass small date.
  • 1982 zinc large date.
  • 1982 zinc small date.
  • 1982-D brass large date.
  • 1982-D zinc large date.
  • 1982-D zinc small date.

How much does a 2017 P penny worth?

Most 2017 pennies in circulated condition are only worth their face value of $0.01. These coins can only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition. The 2017 P penny and the 2017 D penny are each worth around $0.30 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

What old penny is worth money?

Arguably the most valuable one penny coin is the 1933 George V penny, which is worth an estimated value of £72,000. Although this was originally created as a pattern coin – which means it is not intended for release into circulation – it is believed seven were issued, making them extraordinarily rare.

What year penny is worth a million dollars?

The million dollar penny: Rare 1943 Lincoln cent bought by owner of the Texas Rangers for a cool $1MILLION.

What is a 1933 penny worth?

Pricing the 1933 Lincoln Penny
DATEGOODUNCIRCULATED
1933 Lincoln Penny$1.50$13
1933 Lincoln Penny (D)$3.50$19
Source: Red Book

How do you know if you have a rare penny?

What is the oldest penny?

The oldest penny in the world is the Birch Cent of 1792.

It was the most amount of money ever spent on a one-cent piece at auction.

What 1942 penny is worth money?

Pricing the 1942 Lincoln Penny
DATEGOODUNCIRCULATED
1942 Lincoln Penny$0.15$0.75
1942 Lincoln Penny (D)$0.15$0.85
1942 Lincoln Penny (S)$0.20$5.50
Source: Red Book

How do I sell rare pennies?

Is a 1961 d penny worth anything?

The 1961 penny with no mint mark and the 1961 D penny are each worth around $0.15 in uncirculated condition with an MS-63RB grade. The value is around $0.30 in uncirculated condition with a grade of MS-65RD. Proof coins with no mint mark are available and they are each valued at around $1.50 in PR-65RD condition.

How much is a dime?

A dime is worth 10 cents. A quarter is worth 25 cents.

Where do I sell my old coins?

Best places to sell coins online
  • CoinsForSale.com Only 5% to sell. No listing fee.
  • Heritage Auctions 10% fee. Consignment program.
  • Ebay 12.35% + $. 030 fee, plus listing fees. …
  • Apmex Well known. But won’t pay until after you’ve shipped your coins.
  • Modern Coin Mart Won’t pay you until after you’ve sent them your coins.

How many 1943 copper pennies are left?

40 1943 copper
Approximately 40 1943 copper–alloy cents are known to remain in existence. Coin experts speculate that they were struck by accident when copper–alloy 1–cent blanks remained in the press hopper when production began on the new steel pennies.

How much is a 1943 steel penny worth?

According to USA Coin Book, a steel penny from 1943 in circulated condition is worth between 16 cents and 53 cents. However, Heritage Auctions sells 1943 steel pennies in pristine, uncirculated condition for more than $1,000.

Is a 1960 penny rare?

Most 1960 Lincoln pennies aren’t valuable. However these pennies can sell for a premium in uncirculated condition. Keep reading to learn more about these one cent coins.

What is the most expensive coin?

Cost: $10 Million

The most expensive coin in the world is the 1794/5 Flowing Hair Silver/Copper Dollar. Several expert Numismatic researchers believe that this was the very first silver coin to be minted and issued by the U.S Federal Government.