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- 1958-P : Doubled-Die Obverse
1958 Lincoln Wheat Cent Small Cents : Doubled-Die Obverse
Bronze Composite Penny
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.):
The 1958 Doubled Die Obverse is the rarest and most valuable DDO error of all of the Lincoln Wheat Cent (Penny) series. There are only a handful known to exist and the coins are best identified by the very clear doubling of the legend "IN GOD WE TRUST" and the doubling of the word "LIBERTY" on the front of the coin. In addition: the 1958 date is slightly doubled but not as prominent as the doubling of the words. These double die features can be seen in the example image of the coin above. Source of example image is courtesy of PCGS.
The 1958 Lincoln Wheat Penny (Doubled-Die Obverse Variety) is worth $120,662 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.
MELT VALUE: $0.0176
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