7 Rare and Valuable Pennies Found in Circulation Today
7. 1961-D Over Horizontal D
Circulated pennies of this type can pull $10–15
6. 1999 Wide AM
Value This is definitely one of the most valuable pennies in circulation, fetching prices as high as $500 in mint state condition.
5. 1998 Wide AM
This type of penny is worth about $15 in mint state condition. Even though its mintage is unknown, its value tells me that they are probably fairly common.
4. 1995 Doubled Die Obverse
I hear stories of people finding these coins in rolls of common pennies. If you do happen to come across one, they are worth $50 in mint state condition.
3. 1992-D Close-AM
This rare penny is pulling in values of up to $500 in mint state condition, and with almost 4.5 billion pennies produced at the Denver Mint in 1992
2. 1984 Double Ear
Recently I've noticed a slight increase in the price of this error penny. This could indicate that these are getting a little harder to find in circulation.
1. 1983 Doubled Die Reverse
Since this penny is most likely going to be the hardest of the seven to find, it does pull in higher values. Coins in mint state condition are currently selling for $275.