8 Most Valuable Wheat Pennies

1943-D Bronze Cent

This rare penny was struck on a bronze planchet and is valued at approximately $840,000. The 1943 pennies were generally made of steel due to World War II, making the bronze ones extremely rare

1943-S Bronze Cent

Similar to the 1943-D, this San Francisco minted penny was also mistakenly struck on bronze and has a value of around $504,000

1943 Philadelphia Bronze Cent

Another bronze penny from 1943, without a mint mark (indicating Philadelphia), valued at $372,000

1944-D Steel Cent

An error coin where a 1944 penny was struck on steel instead of copper, valued at about $115,000

1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent

A highly sought-after penny with a value of $92,000. The initials VDB stand for Victor David Brenner, the coin's designer

1914 Lincoln Cent

Particularly the 1914-S variant, which is quite rare, especially in uncirculated condition, valued at around $83,000

1922 No D Strong Reverse

A coin minted in Denver but missing the 'D' mint mark, valued at $67,000

1921 Lincoln Cent

Not the rarest but hard to find in perfect condition, with a value of over $55,000