5 Copper Coins Worth Money

The majority are worth between $14,000 and $300,000 when purchased and sold.

1943 Wheat Penny (Bronze Cent Strike)

This coin is unique for two reasons. It has several numerical inaccuracies, to start. Second, the U.S. Mint struck some "leftover copper

1982-D Lincoln Penny (Copper Small Date)

planchets" with zinc in 1982 even though copper was not intended to be used in the minting. This led to the mistake.

1982-D Lincoln Penny (Copper Small Date)

The Lincoln cent took the place of the Indian Head penny in 1909 at the U.S. Mint.

1909-S VDB Lincoln Penny

Of these, a little over 4 million were produced, the majority of which were put into use.

1872 Indian Head Penny

This coin is worth an additional $126,500, mostly because of the obverse inscription and date that have been doubled.

1969-S Lincoln Penny-Doubled Die Obverse

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