- Key: Better Date
- Year: 1926
- Mint Mark: D
- Type: Wheat Penny
- Price: $1.75-$800.00+
- Face Value: 0.01 USD
- Produced: 28,020,000
- Edge: Smooth
Notes: The 1926 D and the 1926 S are both worth significantly more than the same coins from the P mint. As always the Red (RD) flavors of this coin are worth the most. MS65 RD 1926 D coins regularly sell for between $2,000 and $4,000 With the RB versions selling at just $800 on average.
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- Diameter: 19.05 mm (0.75 inches)
- Thickness: 1.55 mm (0.061 inches)
- Weight: 3.11 grams (0.11 ounces)
Mintage Numbers (see graph below)
- 1926 Philadelphia (no mint mark): 157,088,000 minted
- 1926 D Denver (no mint mark): 28,020,000 minted
- 1926-S San Francisco: 4,550,000 minted
How much is a 1926 D Wheat Penny worth?
This section is more of a layman's guide, for those new to collecting.
In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $1.75, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $800 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1926, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].
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