1936 Lincoln Wheat Cent Small Cents : Doubled Die Obverse

Bronze Composite Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

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.):
1936 Doubled Die Obverse DDO Lincoln Wheat Cent Penny
The US Mint produced a 1936 Doubled Die Obverse (DDO) Lincoln Wheat Cent (Penny) error. This can best be identified by noticing the doubling of the words in the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" and the word "LIBERTY". The most prominent doubling is of the date 1936 as depicted in the example image of the coin above. Source image for example above is courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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)
$25$37$72$121$204$358$496$2,265-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1936 Lincoln Wheat Penny (Doubled Die Obverse Variety) is worth $37 in average condition and can be worth $496 to $2,265 or more in uncirculated (MS+) 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: $0.0210





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