The most valuable Indian Head Penny is the one that has a date of 1877.
How much is Indian head penny worth?
Indian Head Penny Values
|1859 Indian Head Penny||$15||$25|
|1860 Indian Head Penny||$10||$20|
|1861 Indian Head Penny||$25||$45|
|1862 Indian Head Penny||$10||$20|
What is a 1943 steel penny worth?
Because they are quite common, a 1943 penny in circulated condition is not worth much. According to USA Coin Book, a steel penny from 1943 in circulated condition is worth between 16 cents and 53 cents. However, Heritage Auctions sells 1943 steel pennies in pristine, uncirculated condition for more than $1,000.
What are rare pennies to look for?
Here’s a rundown of 10 of the most valuable pennies made since 1900:
- 1909-S Indian Cent. Image: USA CoinBook. …
- 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent. 1909-S “VDB” Lincoln Wheat cent. …
- 1914-D Lincoln Cent. …
- 1922 Plain Lincoln Cent. …
- 1931-S Lincoln Cent. …
- 1943 Bronze Lincoln Cent. …
- 1944 Steel Lincoln Cent. …
- 1955 Doubled Die Lincoln Cent.
Should I clean my Indian head penny?
While cleaning an Indian Head Penny is not advised, especially for old coins or those that have been inherited, there is a way to clean the penny using mild dishwashing detergent. Wash hand with soap to remove oils and dirt from your fingers. … Place the penny in the soapy water and gently rub on both sides of the coin.
How much is a 1877 penny?
1877 Indian head penny value is the highest of all Indian pennies. Considered the key to the series, value and demand is greater for an 1877 than any other Indian penny. Worth $360 and up even when heavily worn, it is a popular date with collectors.