The 1939 wheat penny without mint mark is in good condition ca. $0.15 worth. In very good condition, it is valued at around $0.50. In very good condition, it’s valued at around $1. In uncirculated condition, MS-60 denomination coins are priced at around US$2.
Value of the 1939 penny
So in its average condition, the currency would fetch about $0.19 and $2.22 or more in uncirculated condition. Below are additional values for the coin.
1939 NO MINT MARK US Rare Lincoln Wheat Penny, Used, Good condition, Two other unique features have been discovered on this beautiful coin: The U in UNUM has a very prominent stroke at the top of both arms, possibly causing a doubling of the strike.
Five cent coins made in 1939 also have rare and valuable coins such as the 1939-D and 1939-S nickels. The number of 1939-D nickels produced that year was only 3.5 million, so it was a far cry from the 10 million. 1939-D (Denver) nickels can range from $12 up to $200 if in good condition.
Double The 1958 Lincoln Penny – Approximately $336,000
This rare coin is due to an error related to a double strike affecting the lettering on the face of the penny highly sought after collectors. Only three examples are known to exist, and one in excellent condition was sold at auction in 2018 for approximately $336,000.
The 1914 D Wheat Penny is considered the most valuable of the flawless Wheat Pennies, with prices ranging from $281 to $4,268.
If a US coin’s date is written without a mint mark, it means that the coin has no mint mark and was (usually) minted in Philadelphia. For example, coins without a mint mark produced in Philadelphia are sometimes referred to as 1927-P, although there may not be a mint mark on the coin.
Although many factors determine the exact value of a coin, you can quickly determine the value of your penny by knowing the type, date, mint mark and grade. Also, the value of a particular coin may vary by market and coin dealer.
The Million Dollar Penny: Rare 1943 Lincoln Cent purchased by the Texas Rangers owner for a whopping $1 MILLION. In 1943, the San Francisco Mint erroneously made pennies out of bronze instead of steel, according to the Professional Coin Grading Service. Today only four are known.
The 1959-D wheat penny is one of the most controversial mule coins of all time. It’s worth $50,000!