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1951-D Lincoln Wheat Cent images, facts values. Value of 1951-D Lincoln Wheat Cent, key date prices and images. Mint error, variety list. Do you have a 1951-D cent worth $700? A circulated 1951-D penny is considered above average if lightly worn and crisp in definition. A mint state example is sought with bright original reddish copper coloring and few contact marks. 1951-S Lincoln Penny 'S' Mintmark Under Date: San Francisco Mint Struck the Coin. The Mystery Of The 1959-D Wheat Penny As most coin collectors know, Lincoln wheat pennies were struck from 1909 through 1958. Beginning in 1959, the reverse of the wheat cent was redesigned with the Lincoln Memorial motif to honor the 150th anniversary of. 1951 P US one cent (penny) value, Lincoln wheat 1951 D US one cent (penny) value, Lincoln wheat 1951 S US one cent (penny) value, Lincoln wheat. Mar 02, 2012 I have a 1951 D I don't no much at all about this but in the date 1951 the 9 looks different than others it's like a dot for the nine their is no gap in. The 9 trying to post pit LORI O'NEAL, Oct 9, 2018.
|Condition:||G4 or Better|
|Composition:||.950 Copper and .050 Tin and Zinc|
We are pleased to offer for sale this 1951-D Wheat Penny Lincoln Wheat Cent. This 1951-D Wheat Penny is circulated and will grade G-4 or better. All of our circulated coins have no major marks or visible problems (just honest wear.) This means that the 1951-D Wheat Penny will make a great addition to any circulated Wheat Penny collection, and a great value.
The 1951-D Wheat Penny is comprised of .950 (95%) copper and .050 (5%) tin and zinc with a diameter of 19mm and a mass of 3.1 grams. The 1951-D Wheat penny was desgined at the behest of President Theodore Roosevelt, who lamented the lack of artistic merit in U.S. Currency. Roosevelt originally chose sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, a noted sculptor, to design what became the Wheat Penny. However, when Saint-Gaudens passed away, the job fell to Victor David Brenner. Roosevelt felt that the new cent should honor his fellow Republican Abraham Lincoln because of the impending 100th Anniversary of Lincoln's birth, which came in 1909.
Both the obverse and the reverse of the Wheat Penny were designed by Victor David Brenner, who featured a profile of Lincoln on the obverse along with the word 'Liberty' and the motto 'In God We Trust'. The reverse of the features two ears of durum wheat, which give the coin its common name, as well as the Latin phrase 'E Pluribus Unum,' which means 'out of many, one.' The inclusion of Brenner's initials on the reverse of the coin also caused significant controversy upon the release of the Wheat Penny. Due to a public outcry, stoked by a bit of yellow journalism, the initials were removed from the coin until 1918, when they were placed on Lincoln's shoulder next to the rim.
The Circulated 1951-D Wheat Penny Lincoln Wheat Cent is a beautiful coin that will grade G-4 or better, perfect for any collector, and a great value!
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The wheat penny is a classic iconic early 21st century American coin with a face value of 1 cent that was minted from 1909 to 1956.
247 poker deuces wild. On a personal note we just love searching penny rolls for wheat and indian head pennies. Wheat pennies are still readily found in circulation and because of the relative price of just $25 for a box of these coins, they are cheap and will keep the coin roll searcher on his or her toes.
The Wheat Penny is also known by colelctors as the Wheat Cent. The coin is made out of mostly copper, but steel versions of the coin were issued during World War II.
In 1909 there were V.D.B. and Non V.D.B. marked pennies. VDB were the engraver Victor David Brenners initials. Victor Brenner was a United States sculptor and engraver whos most widely known for..you guessed it..the Penny :) The initials can be found on the reverse of the 1909 coin only. In 1918 they would be added much smaller to the front of the coin near Lincolns shoulder.
All Wheat Pennies are worth more than their face value of .01 cent. A good rule of thumb is that they are worth at least 3 or 4 cents even in poor condition, but those in good condition (not including special years) are worth at least double digit dollars ($10 or more) when purchased or sold in MS-63 condition. Findong a circulated coin in MS-63 is a long shot. You may get lucky and find your Grandma's stash, or maybe pick one up from a bank teller that just got dumped off during the holidays however. So keep your eyes out for a pretty one!
So what are they worth? Well choose a date below and a mint mark and explore for yourself, and be sure to pick up a few rolls of pennies next time you are at the bank.
1951 D Wheat Penny Value Today
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