How much was 1000 worth in 1955?
$1,000.00 in 1955 had the same buying power as $8,858.61 in 2016.
No much, how ever theres was a cut back in 1955, 1955 are worth a lot. 1965 cents were minted in huge numbers and are only worth face value unless they're in uncirculated condition. The 1955 cents the previous answerer cited are valuable only for the rare "double die" variety. All ordinary 1955 cents are worth a few pennies each unless uncirculated.
If it's an ordinary 1955 cent it's worth anywhere from a nickel to 20¢ depending on condition. 1955-S pennies may be worth a few cents more but aren't considered to be particularly rare. Some coins were struck from an improperly prepared die and have a very visible double image on the front. These can be worth about $900-1000. If it clearly shows a doubled date (i.e. it looks as if the "1955" is struck twice…