2009 Penny Professional Life

CoinTrackers.com estimates the value of a 2009 S Shield Penny Proof in average condition to be worth 35 cents, while one in mint state could be valued around $12.00. - Last updated: June, 14 2023


2009 Penny Professional Life
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Notes: Coins listed above are Proofs. San Francisco minted the only proof 2009 cents. Four different pennies were created and issued for the bicentennial and centennial for the Lincoln cent. The 2009 represents the professional life of President Lincoln which spanned 1830-1861. The obverse or front of the coin has the inscriptions; IN GOD WE TRUST, LIBERTY, 2009. While the reverse (back of the penny) has the inscriptions. United States of America, E Pluribus Unum, and Once Cent. In terms of errors not many have been found but time will likely tell a different story. So far only a few Double Die strikes are known.





How much is a 2009 Penny Professional Life worth?

In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around 35 cents, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $12 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 2009, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].


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The most valuable Shield Penny's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.

Image Year Mint Worth
Shield Penny 2012 D $25
Shield Penny 2012 S $25
Shield Penny 2013 D $25
Shield Penny 2013 S $25
Shield Penny 2014 S $25
Shield Penny 2017 S $22
Shield Penny 2010 D $21
Shield Penny 2012 $20
Shield Penny 2013 $20
Shield Penny 2015 S $20
Shield Penny 2016 S $18
Shield Penny 2010 $15
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
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