What is the value of a 1973 Lincoln error penny?
The value depends on the type and severity of the the error. If nothing else, it contains two cents' worth of copper.
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These "Lincoln Facing Kennedy" pennies were made by private companies mostly in the 1970's that took a normal penny and stamped a portrait of President Kennedy facing President Lincoln on the front of the coin. They were normally attached to some kind of card that listed the "Astonishing Coincidence…s" between the two presidents. The card was usually stamped with a company name & address, and they were often given out as an advertising gimmick by small businesses to attract customers. If you check a history book, some of these "coincidences" require a bit of fact-stretching. Also coins are not carved, they're struck or minted. "Carving" would require that each one be made separately by someone with carving tools - not a very efficient way to make coins in today's world! ( Full Answer )
Answer This is a novelty item that usually sells for about a dollar if itis still glued on the card listing the similarities between the twoassassinated Presidents. Coins are "struck" or "minted" using dies and mechanical presses.Etching involves using acid to dissolve material from glass, metal,…or jewelry to make a design. Answer Your coin is a novelty item made outside of the Mint. Unless it'swith its original cardboard packaging, it's considered to be analtered coin and has no extra value. If it still has the package itmay be worth 3 or 4 dollars. Answer It's a novelty coin made by adding the image of JFK to the coin.This was NOT done by the Mint and has no collectible value. Answer It's a privately made novelty piece sold as a "collectible" but ithas no value to most coin collectors. They're very common and canbe found on eBay for a quarter or so. FWIW, the image is simply stamped using a metal punch. Etchinginvolves the use of a special mask called a resist, acid, and othertechniques far too expensive for something like these items. ( Full Answer )
Answer . \na penny.....go see a coin and jewelry store. they need to see the condition. and if it is not worth much now it could be later.. Answer . Realistically, the only way a 1972 penny is ever going to be worth much is if it is one of the rare doubled die errors -- look for there to be t…wo images where the date is. Otherwise, even your grandchildren will not live long enough for this coin to be worth enough to buy a candy bar. ( Full Answer )
These coins aren't US Mint products. A private company took agenuine cent and stamped Kennedy's profile on it as a novelty item.Although this modification technically doesn't deface the coin -it's still recognizable enough to be legal tender - themodification destroys most collectible value. These …novelty items sell for a dollar or two if they areattached the the card that lists the "Astonishing Coincidences"between the two presidents. Without the card, maybe a quarter. Manyof the "coincidences" are especially astonishing because theystretch history more than a little bit. Answer It's not a Mint issue. It has no numismatic value, so it was worth1 cent yesterday, is worth that today, and will be worth thattomorrow. "Etched" These coins are sometimes incorrectly said to be "etched" with apicture of JFK. Etching is a special technique involving the use ofacid to remove metal from a surface. The images on these coins aresimply stamped using a metal punch. ( Full Answer )
The Mysterious Gray Cent \n. \nThis particular coin is not a coin that was intentionally released from the Mint. It couldn't be any sort of "marker," simply because blank coins are stored in huge bins; there would be no way to tell if that "one-in-a-million" blank would even feed into the presses…, let alone mark the millionth coin.\n. \nIt is possible that this was a blank coin that did not get copper-plated, but more than likely it had its copper plating removed after manufacturer. All cents minted from 1983 on, and some in 1982, are actually zinc with copper plating. The copper plating is remarkably fragile, and can be eroded simply by leaving the coin in various substances, including vinegar and anti-freeze, for a period of time.\n. \nThere is also the possibility of this being a misstruck or error peice known as 'Wrong Planchet". This is a coin\nthat was struck on a planchet intended for another denomination or of the wrong metal. Examples of these are cents\nstruck on dime planchets, nickels on cent planchets, or quarters on dime planchets. The value of these pieces will \nvary depending on the type of error involved.\n. \nUnplated cents sell regularly at coin shows for about a dollar. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Only a penny, they don't have any really collectors value.. The only value would be if the coin is uncirculated ($.35 with no mint mark, $.10 with S or D mint mark), proof is worth $1.00..
It's a common novelty coin, not worth very much. A 1973 penny is currently worth about 2 cents for its copper content, and one with Kennedy carved into is worth as much as someone on eBay will pay for it.
Lincoln cents have been minted since 1909 at three different mintsso that's too broad a question to answer without writing a smallbook. The best thing to do on this site is to determine your coins'dates and look for questions like "What is the value of a US cent?" As a rule of thumb, most Lincoln c…ents minted since about 1940don't have much extra value while those from the 1930s and earlierare worth more. However there are many, many exceptions which iswhy specific dates and mintmarks are needed. ( Full Answer )
That's far too broad a question to answer here. Wheat-back Lincoln (note the spelling) cents were struck for 50 years at 3 mints so you have over 100 different types to choose from. The 2 sites below list ranges of values: http://www.numismedia.com/fmv/prices/lnccnt/pricesgd.shtml http://www.nu…mismedia.com/fmv/prices/lnccntmo/pricesgd.shtml ( Full Answer )
Answer . One Bermuda cent. I assume that you didn't look at the rest of the coin to see what country it came from. Bermuda's cents carry an image of a hog.
Answer . These "Lincoln Facing Kennedy" pennies were made by private companies -- mostly in the 1970's -- that took a normal penny and stamped a portrait of President Kennedy facing President Lincoln on the front of the coin. They were normally attached to some kind of card that listed the "Aston…ishing Coincidences" between the two presidents. The card was usually stamped with a company name & address, and they were often given out as an advertising gimmick by small businesses to attract customers.. You can see a list of these "Astonishing Coincidences" here :. http:/www.workingmancoins.comHistoryLinKenFacts.jpg. Dan Moore. The Working Man's Rare Coins. http://www.workingmancoins.com. However ... . Note that at least some of these "coincidences" involve more than a little stretching of historical facts.. Answer . The engraving of Kennedy was added by a third party after the coin left the Mint. These were quite common in the 60's and 70's. As such, they have little to no extra value, at least in the coin collecting world. Answer . These novelty items sell for a dollar or two if they are attached the the card that lists the "Astonishing Coincidences" between the two presidents. Without the card, maybe a quarter.. These coins are engraved or stamped with the Kennedy image after leaving the Mint. Although this modification technically does not deface the coin - it's still recognizable enough to be legal tender - the modification destroys most collectible value.. Please see the many other similar questions for an explanation of how these novelty pieces are made. They have no numismatic value, I'm afraid.. Most of the "amazing coincidences" are especially amazing because they stretch history more than a little bit. . Answer . It's not a Mint issue. A private company took a genuine cent and stamped Kennedy's profile on it as a novelty item.. It has no numismatic value, so it was worth 1 cent yesterday, is worth that today, and will be worth that tomorrow. ( Full Answer )
Retail prices as of 10/2008: No mint mark: $1.00 in worn condition, $7 with moderate wear, $40 with slight wear. With "D" under the date: $1.50 / $4 / $21 With "S" under the date: $8 / $15 / $74
Take a few minutes to go through your pocket change. You'll find a reasonable fraction of the cents are from that date and earlier. What you have is an ordinary circulation coin worth face value only.
1 cent. Billions were minted. They still turn up in change regularly so there should not be any question as to their value. Specifically 8,900,000,000
it depends on the date and the mint mark. Lincoln pennies were minted 1909~now. Wheat pennies 1909~1958. Lincoln memorial pennies 1959~2008. Lincoln bicentennial pennies 2009 (4 designs), Lincoln union shield pennies 2010~ .
Its really hard to say. Your first major hurdle to buying or selling a 1974 aluminum penny is the fact that their legality to own is in doubt, there is one specimen known to be in private hands and as far as I know it has never been offered for sale but has been slabbed by PCGS as MS-62 I believe. … If it was 100% legal to own such a coin, I'd imagine that at an auction it would fetch close to $250,000+. In general, pattern coins tend to bring less in an auction than coins intended for circulation even though their rarity is much higher so I don't think it would reach the $7 million fetched by the 1933 double eagle or even the 1 million for a 1943-D copper penny, but it certainly wouldn't be a chap coin. ( Full Answer )
1980-S pennies were only issued in proof sets. At a minimum, they are worth about 75 cents. The highest grade proof condition pennies are worth $4.00 and up.
There's no such coin. The first Lincoln Memorial cents were made in 1959. Any Lincoln cent dated 1958 or earlier will simply say ONE CENT on the back. Please check your coin again and post a new question.
The 1959 Lincoln cent is still in circulation and is only face value. A brilliant uncirculated coin may be worth 10 cents.
Five cents in uncircuated condition. A 1973 penny in any lower condition would be worth only its face value.
If it was found in change, 1 cent. If it's a proof or uncirculated coin in its original holder it's worth about a quarter.
It depends on condition. In average circulated condition, it's only worth around 5-30 cents. In uncirculated condition, it's worth up to $9 or so for a '34, or over $30 for a '34-D.
Please check your coin again and post a new question. Wheat cents with Lincoln's portrait on the front were made from 1909 to 1958.
There is no such thing as a Lincoln "leaf" penny.. From 1909 to 1958 Lincoln cents had 2 stylized wheat ears on the back, or reverse, side. The value of a "wheatie" cent varies significantly depending on its date, condition, and mint mark - anywhere from a couple of cents to thousands of dollars.. … Please post a new question with the coin's date and whether there is a small letter S or D under the date. ( Full Answer )
7-4-11>>> Assuming the coin is circulated and has no mintmark or reverse initials, the 1909 Lincoln cent is fairly common. For an accurate assessment of value the coin needs to be seen and graded. Most coins show heavy wear. In general retail values for low grade coins are $2.00-$2.75, better grade …are $3.00-$5.50 and coins showing almost no wear run from $7.00-$12.00. Values are a market average and only for coins in collectible condition, coins that are bent, corroded, scratched, used as jewelery or have been cleaned have far less value if any to a collector or dealer ( Full Answer )
The value is determined by the date, the mint mark, and the condition, so without knowing those details it's impossible to give a specific answer. That said, here are a few date ranges and values. 1982-present: 1 cent 1959-1981: 2 cents for copper content 1944-1958: 3-10 cents for post-war whe…at pennies 1943: 10-50 cents for steel pennies 1942 and earlier: consult a price guide ( Full Answer )
Please check your coin again. Wheat cents were struck from 1909 to 1958. All 1973 US cents have the Lincoln Memorial on the back, not the wheat-ear design.
It is a novelty item with little value. It might be worth something someday. I actually have one too. I will try to hold on to it because there might be something special about it in the future! So make sure you hold onto it!
One cent. It's a novelty item made by stamping a picture of JFK onto a normal cent. Collectors consider it to be an altered or damaged coin.
6-8-11>>> It's the first US coin to reach and exceed a billion in mintage so it's very, very common. Values are 3 cents to 35 cents depending on grade.
The Lincoln Memorial design was used from 1959 to 2008. Please see the Related Question for more information.
Pretty difficult to assign a value, mostly because the first Lincoln cents were minted in 1909. And in any case Abraham Lincoln himself was born in 1809 so a coin with his picture but minted 155 years before his birth would be just slightly impossible.
July 11, 2009. Over 7 billion 1973 pennies were minted at 3 US Mint facilities. Their value in circulated grades is 3 or 4 cents and a considerable amount of that value is the worth of the copper in them. Specimens in the better uncirculated grades have a greater value and are shown in the chart be…low.. ..........................1973-P...................1973-D...................1973-S. MS63.................$6..............................$6...........................$6. MS64.................$10............................$10.........................$12. MS65.................$20............................$45..........................$25. MS66.................$60............................$115........................$300. MS67.................$850..........................$4000......................none ( Full Answer )
August 27, 2009. The 1918-P Lincoln penny was struck at the US Mint in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and with a mintage of 288,104,634, is not considered to be scarce. The circulated and uncirculated values of this coin are shown in the following list:. Circulated Grades .............1918-P. G4.....…...................................$0.21. F12......................................$0.25. VF30....................................$0.40. EF40....................................$1.25. AU55...................................$8. Uncirculated Grades . MS60..................................$18. MS63..................................$30. MS65..................................$143. MS66..................................$260 ( Full Answer )
The cent's composition was changed from bronze to copper-platedzinc in mid 1982, so zinc cents are too new and too numerous to beworth any premium.
Price By The Official Red Book of US Coins 2009. 1937 Good $0.15 / Very Good $0.20 / Fine $0.30 / Very Fine $0.50 / Extremely Fine $1.00 / About Uncirculated $2.00 / Uncirculated $3.00 / Choice Uncirculated $5.00 / Choice Froof $75.00.
The first Lincoln cent to reach more than a billion in mintage so 3 cents to 35 cents depending on grade. It's the first US coin to reach and exceed a billion in mintage so it's very, very common. Values are 3 cents to 35 cents depending on grade.
If it has been in circulation, it is worth one cent. It will be less than $1 even in the lower uncirculated grades. All pennies made between 1909-1982 (except 1943) were 95% copper and weighs 2.5 grams. Copper currently sells for $3.82/pound. There are 28.349 grams/ounce, 16 ounces/pound or 453.58…4 grams/pound. Each penny weights 2.5 grams so there are 181 pennies/pound. At $3.82 per 181 pennies that's 2.1 cents per penny. Since they are only 95% copper, that's 2.1 cents * 95% = 2 cents each. All pennies before 1982 are worth at twice face value in copper content alone. ( Full Answer )
Without knowing the condition of the coin, and the type of error, there is no way to tell its value.
The best thing to do is have a dealer or collector look at the coin, is sounds like a coin that has been put between two other coins and pressed together causing the images on the coin in the middle especially if any lettering is backwards
It depends on what you call an error, please be more specific and post new question.
Assuming the coin is circulated and has no mintmark, the 1920 Lincoln cent is a high mintage, common date coin. Retail values for average circulated coins are less than $2.00.
Assuming the coin is circulated, the 1909 Lincoln cent is a semi-key date coin. For an accurate assessment of value the coin needs to be seen and graded. Most coins show a lot of wear. In general retail values for low grade coins are $79.00-$110.00, better grade are $150.00-$210.00 and coins showing… almost no wear run from $234.00-$276.00. Values are a market average and only for coins in collectible condition, coins that are bent, corroded, scratched or have been cleaned have far less value if any to a collector or dealer ( Full Answer )
about ten cents in both p and d mint marks unless it is proof then it is worth about four dollars.
Such a coin could not have existed, Lincoln pennies were first struck in 1909, in 1891 the US was using Indian Head pennies.
These "Lincoln Facing Kennedy" pennies were made by privatecompanies -- mostly in the 1970's -- that took a normal penny andstamped a portrait of President Kennedy facing President Lincoln onthe front of the coin. They were normally attached to some kind ofcard that listed the "Astonishing Coinciden…ces" between the twopresidents. The card was usually stamped with a company name &address, and they were often given out as an advertising gimmick bysmall businesses to attract customers. They sell for a dollar ortwo if they are attached the the card that lists the"Astonishing Coincidences" between the two presidents. Without thecard, maybe a quarter. Most of the "amazing coincidences" are especially amazing becausethey stretch history more than a little bit. ( Full Answer )
Missing letters and numbers is a very common error caused by filled or worn dies and adds nothing to the value of the coin.
same as the rest, if you want a valuable penny you have to go back much further
The value depends on the year and mint mark. This question is so vague that it's impossible to give any specific answer, but here's a general breakdown. 1982-present are worth 1 cent. 1959-81 are worth 2 cents for their copper. 1944-58 are generally worth 3-5 cents. Any earlier than that, come back …and ask again. ( Full Answer )
The 1939 Lincoln cent is a very common coin. Most circulated coins have values of 5 to 10 cents.