1936 Penny

by Chad Eicher

1936 Penny

The 1936 wheat pennies come in three varieties “D”, “P” and “S”.

How Much is a 1936 Wheat Penny Worth?

Anywhere from 35 cents to 15 dollars.

How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1936?

1936 P variety: 309,632,000

1936 S variety: 29,130,000

1936 D variety: 40,620,000

1936 P wheat penny

Rarity: extremely common in all grades Original rolls still exist

Facts about the 1936 P Cent: a near record number of cents was produced at the Philadelphia Mint Most are well struck and cents with good quality can readily be found.

1936 D wheat penny

Rarity: These are common in all grades. These Coins are hoarded and many survive Cents of good quality are not diffcult to find.

Facts about the 1936 D Cent: cents are usually well struc. Some may show some wear in the dies. Good quality cents are reaily avaliable though.

1936 S wheat penny

Rarity: 1936 S cents were widely hoarded. Good quality cents may be readily located.

Facts about the 1936 S Cent: Well struck gems are readily available.

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Chad Eicher

Detectorist Chad is passionate about metal detecting since he got his first metal detector as a gift when he was 12 years old. He created Metal Pursuits to share his knowledge and create the ultimate metal detecting resource on the web.

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