Are Indian head pennies worth any money?

Indian Head pennies do not contain any precious metals (e.g. silver, gold, etc.). Therefore, their value is derived from demands by coin collectors. Many people collect these coins, so the market is quite active and most dealers will pay top-dollar for nice specimens.

Which Indian Head pennies are valuable?

These are the most valuable Indian Head pennies, from least to most expensive.

  • 1895 Indian Head Cent. Penny value: $172. …
  • 1885 Indian Head Cent. …
  • 1886 Indian Head Cent (Type 1) (Tie) …
  • 1874 Indian Head Cent (Tie) …
  • 1875 Indian Head Cent. …
  • 1873 Indian Head Cent (Open 3) …
  • 1878 Indian Head Cent (Tie) …
  • 1876 Indian Head Cent (Tie)

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

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.

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How much is a 1943 penny worth today?

Value of a 1943 Steel Penny

They are worth about 10 to 13 cents each in circulated condition, and as much as 50 cents or more if uncirculated.

What years to look for on pennies?

Here are 12 more valuable Lincoln pennies that you should definitely check for if you happen upon a very old penny.

  1. 1943-D Lincoln Wheat Cent Penny: Copper/Bronze.
  2. 1944-S Lincoln Wheat Cent Penny: Steel Cent.
  3. 1943-S Lincoln Wheat Cent Penny: Bronze/Copper.
  4. 1943-P Lincoln Wheat Cent Penny: Bronze/Copper.

Is a 1900 Indian head penny worth anything?

The 1900 Indian Head penny is worth around $2 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $6. In extremely fine condition the value is around $10. … The 1900 Indian Head proof penny is worth around $150 in PR 63 condition.

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