10 Valuable Wheat Penny Errors Currently in Circulation

Apr 03, 2024

Learn about the rare Double Die Obverse error that caused a distorted and overlapping image on the front of the penny.

The Double Die Obverse

Uncover the story behind the 1955 Poor Man's Double Die, a more affordable alternative to the famous 1955 Double Die Obverse.

The 1955 Poor Man's Double Die

Explore the fascinating tale of the 1943 Copper Penny, a rare error coin that was mistakenly struck in copper instead of zinc-coated steel.

The 1943 Copper Penny

Discover the 1944 Steel Penny, a coin produced in error due to the scarcity of copper during World War II.

The 1944 Steel Penny

Dive into the intriguing history of the 1958 Doubled Die Obverse, a coin with noticeable doubling of the design elements.

The 1958 Doubled Die Obverse

Witness the beauty of the Off-Center Strike error, where the design elements are positioned off-center on the penny.

The Off-Center Strike

Unveil the secret of the Repunched Mint Mark error, where the mint mark on the penny was mistakenly stamped multiple times.

The Repunched Mint Mark

Delve into the mystery of the 1950 D Over S error, where a Denver mint penny was mistakenly struck over a San Francisco mint penny.

The 1950 D Over S

Learn about the BIE error, named for the distinct shape created by a die crack around the 'B' and 'E' in 'LIBERTY' on the penny.

The BIE Error

Marvel at the Broad Strike error, where the penny is struck without the collar holding the planchet in place, resulting in a coin with irregular edges.

The Broad Strike