Statistics About The Most Expensive Pennies In The World

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"The 1943 Bronze Lincoln cent is the most expensive penny in the world that was sold at $1.7 million in 2010."

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"Only 20 of 1943 Bronze Lincoln cents are estimated to exist."

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"The second-most expensive penny ever sold, a 1955 Doubled Die Obverse penny, fetched $114,000."

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"There is currently a $10,000 reward for a specific type of 1969-S penny — showing a clear, doubled (or possibly tripled) die obverse."

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"Only about 24,000 1914-D Wheat pennies were ever minted, making them one of the rarest."

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"The rare 1909-S Indian Head penny was the final Indian Head cent - it is valued at $400 to $450."

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"A 1943 copper-alloy penny has an estimated value of $60,000 to $200,000."

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"Only 1,100 1909-S V.D.B. pennies were minted, making them extremely valuable; one in good condition can fetch around $1,000."

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"A rare 1872 Indian Head penny in pristine condition can top $10,000 at auction."

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"In January 2019, a rare 1943 Lincoln penny was sold for $204,000."

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"The 1914-D Lincoln cent often sells for $200-$400 even in the lowest grades, and over $4,000 in uncirculated condition."

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"The proof 1970-S Small Date Lincoln Cent just by itself has been sold for more than $3,000."

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"The 2004-D Wisconsin Extra Leaf Low quarter has sold for up to $1,510."

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"The 1804 Draped Bust cent, the most expensive US large cent ever sold, fetched $632,500 at an auction in 2021."

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"The 1856 Flying Eagle Cent is often valued at $6,600 to $7,750 in very good condition."

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"A 1943 Silver-colored penny, accidental creations by the U.S. Mint during World War II, can be worth more than $40,000."

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"The rarest and most expensive penny of the 21st century is a 1999 Wide AM penny, valued at $5,000."

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