1922 D Lincoln Wheat Cent Small Cents : Weak D

Bronze Composite Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Denver

Designer - Engraver: Victor D Brenner
Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin and Zinc

Diameter: 19 mm
Mass / Weight: 3.11 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1922 Weak D Lincoln Wheat Cent Penny
All 1922 Lincoln Wheat Cents (Pennies) were minted at the Denver Mint and should have received a "D" mintmark. An issue arised at the Denver Mint where the coin dies used to strike coins were being overworked and overused. Some coins would receive a weak "D" mint mark and in some very rare cases the mint mark would be completely missing. The rest of the coin features would have a weaker strike as well since the dies were so worn out. The "No D" variety is the rarest and most valuable. The penny is automatically classified as a "Weak D" variety if there are any traces of the "D" mint mark. Some coins will have a "Strong Reverse" or a "Strong Obverse" which means that the worn out dies were just replaced with new ones.
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
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MELT VALUE: $0.0175


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