A 1944 copper wheat penny with an "S" mark stamped under the year has an average value of approximately 15 cents, but it may be worth as much as $8 if it is in mint condition. A 1944 copper wheat penny with a "D" mark also has an average value of 15 cents, but it is only worth up to $6 in mint condi
Coin collector and coin trading websites, such as CoinValues.com, provide information on the estimated value of 1944 copper wheat pennies. As of 2015, a penny in poor condition is worth about 10 to 15 cents, while a 1944 copper penny in perfect condition is worth about $6.
A 1944 D penny features the Lincoln wheat penny design and was minted in 1944 at the Denver mint facility. The D is the coin's mint mark, which indicates the production site. A 1944 D penny may be worth between 15 cents and $6, as of 2014.
A 1944 wheat penny uses the Lincoln penny design used by the U.S. Mint from 1909 through the beginning of the 21st century. The "D" mint mark indicates that the coin was minted at the Denver facility.
A 1945 copper penny carries the design of the Lincoln wheat penny and is made out of 95 percent copper. The U.S. Mint produced Lincoln wheat pennies from 1909 to 1958.
As of 2014, the intrinsic value of the metals in a 1944 Canadian penny was $0.02, while the collector's value varied from $1.21 to over $130 in American currency. The value of a coin depends on its condition and the type of set for which it was manufactured.
The average value of a penny from 1944, also called a 1944 wheat penny, is between 15 cents and $6 depending on its condition. The government produced around 1,435,400,000 of these pennies in 1944.
Due to the coin's rarity, the value of a 1943 copper penny likely exceeds $82,500, the price paid by a collector at a 1996 coin auction. Prior to that occasion, a 1943 copper penny sold for $10,000 in 1981 and for more than $40,000 in 1958.
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.
According to the USA Coin Book, the collector's value of a 1944 copper Wheat Penny ranges from 9 cents to $3.79. The coin's grade determines its value to coin collectors. A coin with moderate wear but whose design is legible is likely to be graded as "fine" (worth 9 cents). An uncirculated Wheat Pen