What is the value of a 1909-S VDB US cent?
The current PCGS site lists retail values from $750 in Good condition to $8,000 in MS-65.
The exact value of the coin can only be determined when the exact grade of the coin is known.
Please know that there are significantly more counterfeit 1909-S VDB cents out there than real ones. In order to get anywhere close to its actual value, you need to have the coin certified. Before spending money on sending it to a grading service take it to a respected and honest coin collector and see what he or she says about the coin.
Please see the Related Link below for a up to date price guide on a 1909-S VDB penny. This site also includes all other wheat pennies.
There are several major varieties of the US 1909 cent. First off is the Indian penny, which, as you might expect, has an Indian head on the front of it. If you have one of these pennies and on underneath the wreath on the reverse there is an "S" mintmark, the coin is worth over $200, however, such examples are rare and if you have no mintmark under the wreath you have a coin worth…