Wheat Penny Error Coins
Valuable Wheat Penny Error Coins
I like looking at my spare change in hopes of finding a very valuable error coin. I recently came across a Wheat Cent, and this made me interested in the value of wheat pennies and what wheat penny error coins look like.
There are many links to Ebay auctions on this page. I find Ebay auctions to be a great place to learn what error coins look like.
Photo Credit This penny doesn't have any errors.
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What is a lamination error?
Gasses or impurities in the metal can cause lamination errors. After the coin is minted, a surface section can peel up or appear to be peeling. It may look like a jagged surface.
Wheat Pennies with Doubled Die Error
Doubled Die is one of the most common errors for coins during this time period. A doubled die coin is a coin that has been struck with a double hubbed die. The die was created from an incorrectly designed hub.
A doubled die coin makes the letters or numbers look doubled. Check out these doubled pennies for sale.
What is a die rotation error? - This video explains it best...
A rotated coin is an error that you might miss. It basically means that one side isn't right side up.... This video explains it better than I can.
Wheat Pennies with Planchet Errors
The planchet is a round metal disc that the coin is struck on. Planchet errors include blank planchet, clipped planchet, and off center planchet.
Interesting Articles on Wheat Pennies - Don't Miss These!
- Wheat Penny Values - Coin Values Table for Wheat Cents - How Much are Wheat Pennies Worth? - Wheatba
This page lists values for wheat coins that don't have any errors. Errors generally increase the value. This page will tell you which dates are very valuable.
- 1922 Weak D and No D Lincoln Cent Varieties
Information about the 1922 plain and weak D Lincoln cent varieties. Featuring die pair 1, 2, 3 and 4.
- 5 Popular Wheat Penny Error Coins - The Fun Times Guide to U.S. Coins
Check out 5 Lincoln wheat penny error coins that are always popular among coin collectors. This article discusses the 1922 Plain Cent, the 1955 Doubled Die, the 1943 Copper Penny, the 1944 Steel Penny, and the 1959-D Lincoln Wheat Cent.
- The Joy of Error Coin Collecting
Close-up pictures of error coins found in pocket change.
- I Have A Lincoln Penny Missing The Last Digit In The Date, Reading...
I Have A Lincoln Penny Missing The Last Digit In The Date, Reading 194 Only, What Is The Approximate Value? I have the same Lincoln wheat cent as well- 194?.
- Coined For Money - 1916 & 1958 Wheat Penny
Blog post with question & answers about value of wheat coin errors.
- Don't Tell Me You've Found a 1959-D 'Wheatie'
The last year for wheat back coins was 1958..... Except for an extremely rare 1959-D coin. Supposedly you have a better chance winning the lottery than actually finding one.