How much is a 1909 VDB cent worth?

One of the finest-known 1909 Lincoln, V.D.B. cents, graded MS-68 red by PCGS, sold for $56,400 and was the most expensive of the collection’s top Lincoln cents. The designer’s initials hug the reverse rim.

How much is a 1909 worth?

Lincoln Wheat Penny Values Are Rising

1909 Lincoln Penny $4 $12
1909 Lincoln Penny (S) $100 $275
1910 Lincoln Penny $0.35 $10
1910 Lincoln Penny (S) $17 $80

How much is a 1909 VDB no mint mark penny worth?

The 1909 VDB pennies are worth more than the standard series. The VDB with no mintmark is worth around $6 in good condition and 412 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition, it is worth approximately $16. The MS 60 uncirculated VDB penny is worth about $25 and $30 with an MS 63 grade.

Why is the 1943 copper penny so valuable?

The copper was supposed to be saved for the war effort during World War II, but a chance mistake resulted in a few pennies being struck in copper. Only about 10-15 of these collectible coins still exist, making the 1943 copper penny one of the most valuable old pennies in existence.

What makes a 1909 penny valuable?

Doubled Die Obverse Error Coins The 1909 VBD wheat penny doubled die error coin is worth around $25 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $100. In extremely fine condition the value is around $150. In uncirculated condition the price is around $250 for coins with an MS 60 grade.

How many different 1909 pennies are there?

Important Varieties Thanks to the controversy with the designer’s initials and a minting error on San Francisco coins, there are five main varieties of the 1909 wheat penny.