16 Rare Pennies from the 20th Century

Apr 04, 2024

One of the rarest pennies, the 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent is highly sought after by collectors.

1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent

Only 1.1 million 1914-D Lincoln Cents were minted, making it a rare find for collectors.

1914-D Lincoln Cent

The 1922 Plain Lincoln Cent lacks the usual 'D' or 'S' mintmark, making it a valuable coin.

1922 Plain Lincoln Cent

During World War II, a few copper pennies were accidentally minted. Today, they are highly prized.

1943 Copper Penny

The 1955 Double Die Lincoln Cent is known for its unique doubling of the inscriptions.

1955 Double Die Lincoln Cent

The 1970-S Small Date Lincoln Cent is a rare variety with fewer specimens in circulation.

1970-S Small Date Lincoln Cent

The 1982-D Small Date Copper Lincoln Cent is highly sought after by collectors.

1982-D Small Date Copper Lincoln Cent

The 2004-D Wisconsin Extra Leaf High Quarter features an additional leaf on the ear of corn.

2004-D Wisconsin Extra Leaf High Quarter

The 2005-P Minnesota Double Die Extra Tree Quarter has a doubling of the tree design.

2005-P Minnesota Double Die Extra Tree Quarter

The 2009-S Puerto Rico Doubled Die Reverse Quarter is a rare and valuable variety.

2009-S Puerto Rico Doubled Die Reverse Quarter

The 2019-W America the Beautiful Quarter is the first-ever quarter to feature a 'W' mintmark.

2019-W America the Beautiful Quarter

The 1921 Peace Silver Dollar is a rare coin with high silver content.

1921 Peace Silver Dollar

The 1928 Peace Silver Dollar has a low mintage, making it highly sought after by collectors.

1928 Peace Silver Dollar

The 1931-S Lincoln Cent is a rare coin with a limited number in circulation.

1931-S Lincoln Cent

The 1936 Lincoln Cent Doubled Die Obverse displays doubling on the front of the coin.

1936 Lincoln Cent Doubled Die Obverse

The 1956-D Lincoln Wheat Penny is a rare coin with a distinct D mintmark.

1956-D Lincoln Wheat Penny