10 of the Most Valuable Pennie

1856 Flying Eagle Cent — $172,500 The Flying Eagle cent may not be as rare as the 1943 Lincoln cents, but they are still worth more than six figures. 

More than 600 of these coins were given to politicians and others during the original minting, but additional coins were re-struck from the original dies in 1858 and 1859. 

1864 Indian Head Penny “L” on Ribbon — $161,000 After Flying Eagle Cent was minted, the federal government transitioned to the Indian Head Penny in 1864.

1914-D Lincoln Penny — $159,000 Lincoln Cents minted between 1909 and 1958 are popular amongst collectors. The 1914-D coin is very rare, with just 1.2 million minted.

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Value: Even a poorly graded coin of this type can garner over $180. With a good grading, its worth can skyrocket into the thousands.

You can find these pennies ranging from hundreds to thousands on eBay, but one of the pricier coins in mint condition sold for $159,000.

1926-S Lincoln Penny — $149,500 It might be wise to take a look through your pockets for any Lincoln wheat pennies, as these coins tend to sell for more than face value even if they aren’t in mint condition.

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