Old easy ways to make some money wheat cents in your dresser might be worth a fortune

The wheat cent is one of the most famous coins easy ways to make some money to ever be made in the united states. The coin was designed by victor david brenner in honor easy ways to make some money of lincoln’s 100 th birthday in 1909. The coin had a long run from 1909 through 1958. The obverse or front of the coin has remained relatively easy ways to make some money the same since its inception, and the designs on the reverse or back of the easy ways to make some money coin have changed only seven times in the last 104 easy ways to make some money years. Five of those eight changes happened during the last four easy ways to make some money years, but more on that later. The wheat cent is the longest running coin in american easy ways to make some money history to have the same presidential figure on the obverse.

In the year 1909, there were 4 different varieties of the wheat cent made. The coin was minted in philadelphia and san francisco. The coins were made both with and without the initials easy ways to make some money of the designer, victor brenner, on the reverse of the coin near the bottom. The initials V.D.B. Stood out on the bottom, and they were quickly removed from the design after only easy ways to make some money a short time because the designers of U.S. Coins did not generally make their initials stand out like easy ways to make some money that. Philadelphia and san francisco both struck coins with the initials easy ways to make some money and without the initials. The way to tell the difference between a V.D.B. And a non-V.D.B. Is to simply look at the reverse for the initials. The way to tell where the coin was made is easy ways to make some money to look under the date and see if there is easy ways to make some money a letter. If it was from philadelphia, there will be no letter, however, if it is from san francisco, it will have the letter “S” under the date.

Philadelphia coins with the V.D.B. Initials are very common and trade generally for less than easy ways to make some money ten dollars per coin. The philadelphia coins without the V.D.B. Are even more common, and these trade at less than five dollars per coin. San francisco coins are the ones worth more money. A san fran V.D.B. Can command anywhere from a few hundred dollars to over easy ways to make some money one thousand! A coin from san francisco without the V.D.B. Is still worth $50 to $150 depending upon the condition. If you have ever discovered one of these two coins easy ways to make some money from san francisco or plan to buy one, I highly recommend getting it authenticated by a professional rare easy ways to make some money coin dealer. Counterfeit coins are much more likely to exist when a easy ways to make some money coin has a high value like one of these.

The other dates to look for in the wheat cent easy ways to make some money series are the following: 1914-D, 1931-S, 1955 doubled-die variety, and the 1922 no mintmark variety. The 1914-D and 1931-S coins are worth $50 to $200 in most cases depending upon the condition. The 1914-D coin was minted in denver. The 1922 coin was minted in denver as well, but there is an error where the D was left easy ways to make some money off the coin and these are rare items. The 1955 doubled-die is one of the most famous wheat cents out easy ways to make some money there. This coin shows two dates instead of just one! The 1955 doubled die is worth anywhere from $500 to $2,000 in most cases. As with the above mentioned rare dates, all of these should be professionally authenticated.

Next month, I am going to delve into the fascinating story of easy ways to make some money world war II coinage. This includes nickels made out of silver, the steel cent, the 1943 copper that everybody hopes to find (yes, this is real, I have held them before), and shell case cents. If you have question on coins, paper money, medals, or tokens, please send me an email or call me because future easy ways to make some money additions of this column will be question and answer sessions easy ways to make some money if there is enough demand .

Want to know what YOUR coin is worth? Check out heritage’s FREE coin price guide for quick answers on what easy ways to make some money your item could be worth. Written by: matt draiss matt draiss is an internationally known rare coin easy ways to make some money dealer from athens. Matt buys, sells, and appraises all coins, paper money, medals, and tokens. Matt is an award winning speaker and writer in the easy ways to make some money field and belongs to numerous trade organizations. This article may not be reprinted without permission of matt easy ways to make some money draiss, matt draiss numismatics & galleries, or midnight media. Copyright 2013 midnight media

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