Based on its 2014 price guide, CoinTrackers values a 1936 Lincoln wheat penny at between 35 cents and $15, based on the condition of the coin. Coins in uncirculated condition with sharp edges and no discoloration are wor... More »

Pennies in the United States were made of pure copper from 1793 to 1837, and then contained varying amounts of copper throughout the years before converting to a majority 97.5 percent zinc in 1982. At that point, the pen... More »

Pennies produced by the U.S. Mint since 1982 are an alloy of 2.5 percent copper and 97.5 percent zinc. The penny weighs 2.5 grams, so each penny contains 0.0625 grams of copper. More »

As of 2014, the value of a 1933 Lincoln wheat penny ranges from 95 cents to $20.75, depending on the coin's condition and mint mark, according to CoinStudy.com. Coin collectors grade the condition of a coin on a scale of... More »

As of 2014, the value of a Lincoln wheat penny ranges from 42 cents to $1,398, depending on the condition of the coin and its mint mark, according to CoinStudy.com. Many coin collectors grade coin conditions on a scale o... More »

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As of 2015, U.S. wheat pennies are worth anywhere from 3 cents to over $10, depending on the condition of the coin. Wheat pennies are still readily available in circulation, but are still worth more than their face value... More »

An average condition 1942 Lincoln wheat penny carries a value of $0.20 to $0.35, according to experts at CoinTrackers.com and CoinValues.com. Coins in certified, mint condition and uncirculated states may carry a value r... More »