1909 Wheat Penny has estimated the 1909 Wheat Penny value at an average of $12.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $70. (see details)...

1909 Wheat Penny

Type: Wheat Penny
Year: 1909
Mint Mark: No mint mark
Face Value: 0.01 USD
Total Produced: 72,702,000 [?]
Silver Content: 0%
Numismatic Value: $12.00 to $70.00
Value: As a rough estimate of this coins value you can assume this coin in average condition will be valued at somewhere around $12.00, while one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $70 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say average, we mean in a similar condition to other coins issued in 1909, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. [?].

Additional Info:

VDB Penny
The stats above are for the non VDB Version of the 1909 Wheat Penny, if you want the stats on the VDB Version Click Here. How can you tell if your 1909 Penny is VDB or non VDB? Look on the reverse, if it has the initials VDB on the bottom reverse it is, otherwise its not. Look at the attached photo to see an example. There were also some 2.6 thousand of these pennies issued as proofs this year at the P mint. The proofs are worth somewhere between $1,000 and $2,000 if you can find a collector. RD (Red) versions of this coin in MS65 condition are selling for somewhere between $225 and $325.

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**When we say that 72,702,000, of these coins were produced or minted in 1909 this number doesn't always match the actual circulation count for this coin. The numbers come from the United States mint, and they don't reflect coins that have been melted, destroyed, or those that have never been released. Please keep that in mind.

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***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.

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