The 1955 wheat pennies come in three varieties “D”, “P” and “S”
How Much Is A 1953 Wheat Penny Worth?
Anywhere from 15 cents to $4
How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1953?
P Variety– 700,515,000
The 1953-P Wheat Penny
Rarity: Common in in all grade very good and higher, original rolls still exist
Facts about the 1953-P penny: You can find 1953-P cents in perfect fully red condition.In 1953, the cost of producing these cents fell to $1.03 per 1000 cents and as a result these coins comprised most of the coins shipments for that year.
The 1953-D Wheat Penny
Rarity:Original rolls still exist. Very common in all grades.
Facts about The 1953-D Wheat Penny: These coins are relatively small, but of normal weight but nobody knows why. They are relatively common and fairly easy to find.
The 1953-S Penny
Rarity: Common in all grades very good and higher. Original rolls still exist.
Facts about The 1953-S Penny: This issue is subject to spotting, discoloration and streaking. The dis figuration of this issue is due to technical problems.