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How much is a 1953 US penny worth?

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2010-10-10 04:54:21
2010-10-10 04:54:21

1953 is a common date -- worth about 2 cents.

More:The 1953 Lincoln Wheat Penny was produced at the Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco mints. The value depends on where it was minted and what condition the coin is in. Here are the prices according to USA Coin Book as of 10/2010:

Philadelphia (no mint mark): In Fine condition, this coin is worth about $0.05 up to about $0.45 in MS60 mint condition. In MS65 Brilliant Uncirculated grade, this coin is worth about $2.75. The Philadelphia mint also produced proof coins, which are worth about $45 in PR65 Brilliant Proof condition.

Denver (small "D" mint mark): In Fine condition, this coin is worth about $0.05 up to about $0.45 in MS60 mint condition. In MS65 Brilliant Uncirculated grade, this coin is worth about $2.75.

San Francisco (small "S" mint mark): In Fine condition, this coin is worth about $0.05 up to about $0.55 in MS60 mint condition. In MS65 Brilliant Uncirculated grade, this coin is worth about $2.75.

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