How much is a 1938 penny worth?


Quick Answer

As of 2014, the value of a U.S. 1938 penny ranges between 35 cents and $12.00. This value is based on the condition of the coin and any unique factors that may characterize it, such as markings or rare minting location.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

As of 2014, a 1938 penny in poor or heavily used condition is valued beginning at 35 cents. If the coin is in near mint or perfect condition the value is as high as $12.00. Coins can also fall at any pricing interval between these two prices. The 1938 penny is called a wheat penny due to the design on the back. The front features a profile of Abraham Lincoln. They were produced from 1909 until 1956 in the United States.

Learn more about Coins & Currency

Related Questions