Jefferson War Nickels 1942-1945

Jefferson War Nickels 1942-1945

The Jefferson War Nickels were produced in response to a critical shortage of nickel metal. WWII military needs out-weighed the needs of the U.S. Mint and Congress directed the mint to find a substitute for nickel in the 5 cent pieces. When the Jefferson Nickel series began production in 1938 the composition of the coins …

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Rare Quarters of the Twentieth Century

Rare Quarters

Rare Quarters have always ranked high on coin collectors lists of desirable coins. In production since 1796, the Quarter Dollar coin is probably the coin most found in pocket change. If you ask store clerks it’s likely the coin they say is used most often by customers. Beyond typical retail scenes the lowly Quarter gets …

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Understanding Coin Values (How Much is a Coin Worth)

Coin Values

Understanding coin values and determining your coins value at first seems daunting. It’s really a simple process that involves a little detective work and three simple steps. Three factors define coin values: Ultimately, coin values are determined by what someone is willing to pay when the coin is sold. In other words, the Law of …

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Storing and Caring for Coins Properly

Storing and Caring for Coins

Handling coins correctly and caring for coins properly will save you grief in the long run. Expensive collectible coins can be ruined in the blink of an eye if dropped, rubbed cleaned or subjected to other abuses. Touch the field of a proof coin like the beautiful 2013 Silver Eagle Proof to the right and …

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Coin Collecting Supplies

Coin Collecting Supplies

Just getting started collecting coins? You don’t need a bunch of coin collecting supplies. The most important items you’ll need: The next most important items you’ll want are ways to store your coins safely. Coin reference books are available on literally every coin minted. What you’re really looking for are reference books that cover the …

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What is a Mint Mark on Coins?

Mint mark

A coin’s Mint Mark is an inscription on a coin that tells you where it was made. The Mint Mark may be located on the obverse, or front, of the coin or the reverse. In most cases Mint Marks on coins are a single letter but some coins from around use the full spelling of …

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How to Find Meteorites With a Metal Detector

How to Find Meteorites With a Metal Detector

Most people don’t know you can own a meteorite much less find one practically in your own back yard. There’s a very good chance there’s been meteorites found very near where you are right now. There’s been over 50,000 meteorites found in the world and 1600 of those have been found right in the united …

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1909 Penny

1909 Penny

1909 Wheat Penny History The 1909 wheat pennies are extremely special. 1909 wheat pennies represent the first year pennies coins were produced. At the time, nationally huge crowds gathered around the banks waiting to get their hands on the much anticipated Lincoln coins. The penny coins replaced Buffalo nickels which were produced between 1859 through …

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1910 Penny

1910 Penny

How much is a 1910 wheat penny worth? A one in poor condition is worth 55 cents while one is good to great condition can be worth up to $55. Worth varies by copper prices. 1910 P Wheat Penny Rarity: This issue is readily available in all grades including choice BU. Although not truly common, …

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1911 Penny

1911 Penny

1911 Wheat Penny Value The 1911 wheat penny value is at $5.00 for one in the low grade. A 1911 wheat penny in good to great condition can be worth $55.00. Remember, the value and worth of any copper penny varies based factors such as copper prices and inflation. 1911 Wheat Penny Facts Rarity: This …

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1912 Penny

1912 Penny

The 1912 wheat pennies come in three varieties “D”, “P” and “S”. How Much Is A 1912 Wheat Penny Worth? Anywhere from $1.8, to 55 dollars. How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1912? 1912 P variety: 68,150,915 1912 S variety: 4,431,000 1912 D variety: 10,411,500 1912 P wheat penny Rarity: 1912-P is generally available …

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1913 Penny

1913 Penny

What’s the value of a 1913 wheat penny? Value: $1.25 to $65.00. The Worth of a 1913 wheat penny is dependent upon it’s condition. How many 1913 wheat pennies were minted? Mintage: 76,532,352 Facts about the 1913 wheat penny Classification: Common Rarity: The 1913 P is a common coin. EF coins maybe difficult to find. …

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1914 Penny

1914 Penny

How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1914? 1914 P variety: 75,237,067 1914 D variety: 1,193,000 1914 S variety: 4,137,000 How much is a 1914 wheat penny worth? Anywhere from .15 to $3750 1914 P wheat penny Rarity: These are available in mint state grades. And are common in all circulated grades. Gem and quality …

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1915 Penny

1915 Penny

The 1915 wheat pennies come in three varieties “P”, “S” and “D”. How Much Is A 1915 Wheat Penny Worth? Anywhere from $2.15 to $155 dollars How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1915? 1915 P variety: 29,090,970 1915 D variety: 32,050,000 1915 S variety: 4,833,000 1915 P wheat penny Rarity: 1915 P cents are …

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1916 Penny

1916 Penny

The 1916 wheat pennies come in three varieties “D”, “P” and “S”. 1916 P Penny 1916 Philadelphia Mint Amount: 131,832,627 Rarity: Quite common in Mint state, even gems are fairly plentiful. Sadly, some of the potentially finest coins are plagued by irremovable black spots. These serve as tangible reminders to never talk or eat over …

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1917 Penny

1917 Penny

The 1917 wheat pennies come in three varieties “D”, “P” and “S”. How Much Is A 1917 Wheat Penny Worth? Anywhere from 75 cents, to 45 dollars How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1917? 1917 P variety: 196,429,785 1917 S variety: 55,120,000 1917 D variety: 32,620,000 1917 P Wheat penny Rarity: The 1917 P …

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1918 Penny

1918 Penny

How much is a 1918 wheat penny worth? A 1918 Penny worth is dependent upon the condition. Once in a poor condition is only worth 45 cents. While one is perfect to great condition, is worth $45. Where was the 1918 Wheat Penny Minted? The 1918 wheat penny was minted in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. How many …

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1919 Penny

1919 Penny

The 1919 wheat pennies come in three varieties “D”, “P” and “S”. How Much Is A 1919 Wheat Penny Worth? Anywhere from 35 cents to $35 How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1919? 1919 P variety: 392,021,000 1919 S variety: 57,154,000 1919 D variety: 139,760,000 Facts about the 1919 Wheat Penny 1919 P Penny …

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1920 Penny

1920 Penny

The 1920 wheat pennies come in three varieties: “P”, “D” and “S”. How Much Is A 1920 Wheat Penny Worth? Anywhere for .15 cents to $2900. How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1920? 1920 P variety: 310,165,000 1920 D variety: 49,280,000 1920 S variety: 46,220,000 1920 P Wheat penny Rarity: 1920 P is common …

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1921 Penny

1921 Penny

The 1921 wheat pennies come in two varieties “P” and “S”. How much is a 1921 wheat penny worth? A 1921 Wheat penny is worth anywhere from $1.95 to $235 How many 1921 wheat cents were minted? 1921 P: 39,157,000 1921 S: 15,274,00 1921 P wheat penny Rarity: There are plenty of mint state 1921 …

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1922 D Penny

1922 D Penny

How many 1922 D wheat penny were minted? 7,160,000 How much is a 1922 D wheat penny worth? $21 to $177. For those with a No D mark you can get it for up to $400. Rarity: 1922-D is a scarce date in all grades. grades VF and higher are scarce to rare; most have …

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1923 Penny

1923 Penny

The 1923 wheat pennies come in two varieties “P” and “S”. How Much Is A 1923 Wheat Penny Worth? Anywhere from 75 cents, to 750 dollars How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1923? 1923 P variety: 74,723,000 1923 S variety: 8,700,000 1923 P Wheat penny Rarity: 1923 P is very common in all grades …

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1925 Penny

1925 Penny

The 1925 wheat pennies come in two varieties “P” and “S”. How Much Is A 1925 Wheat Penny Worth? Anywhere from 35 cents, to 10 dollars How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1925? 1925 P variety: 144,440,000 1925 S variety: 27,170,000 1925 P Wheat penny Rarity: common in most circulated grades. State coins of …

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1926 D Penny

1926 D Penny

How Many 1926 D Wheat Pennies Were Minted? Amount minted: 28,020,000 1926-D wheat pennies are common in the grades of Good and VG. These grading Fine through AU are usually available, if one is not too a prticular about strike and surface quality. Mint State pieces are not rare in overall numbers but their consistently …

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1927 Penny

1927 Penny

The 1927 wheat pennies come in three varieties : “P”, “D” and “S”. How Much Is A 1927 Wheat Penny Worth? Anywhere from 0.35 cents to $400.00 How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1927? 1927 P variety: 144,440,000 1927 D variety: 27,170,000 1927 S variety: 14,276,000 1927 P wheat penny Rarity: Like 1926 P …

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1928 Penny

1928 Penny

The 1928 wheat pennies come in three varieties: “P”, “D” and “S”. How Much Is A 1928 Wheat Penny Worth? Anywhere for .28 cents to $200. How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1928? 1928 P variety: 135,116,000 1928 D variety: 31,178,000 1928 S variety: 17,266,000 1928 P wheat penny Rarity: You may find fully …

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1929 Penny

1929 Penny

I consider the 1929 wheat penny to be the perfect penny investment. Read the rest of this article to find out why. History of the 1929 Wheat Penny In 1929 approximately 185,262,000 pennies were minted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This number is a rough figure and does not include the entire amount of wheat pennies that …

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1930 D Penny

1930 D Penny

How much is a 1930 D penny worth? It is valued at anywhere between 35 cents and 15 dollars. Amount minted: although relatively scarcer than the 1930-P and 1930-S cents, those of 1930-D cannot be considered scare in an absolute sense. Fully struck, fully red gems are usually available, though at a higher cost than …

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1932 Penny

1932 Penny

The 1932 wheat pennies come in two varieties “P” and “D”. How Much is a 1932 Wheat Penny Worth? Anywhere from .90 to $80. How Many Wheat Pennies Were Minted in 1932? 1932 P variety: 9,062,000 1932 D variety: 31,178,000 1932 P wheat penny Rarity: These are relatively scarce in circulation. Even though these have …

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1934 Penny

1934 Penny

The 1934 wheat pennies come in two varieties “P” and “S”. How much is a 1934 wheat penny worth? A 1934 wheat penny is worth anywhere from 35 cents to $16.00. How many 1934 wheat cents were minted? 1934 D: 28,446,000 1934 P: 219,080,000 1934 P wheat penny Rarity: 1934-P is common in all grades. …

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