Which 1943 penny is worth a lot of money?

Which 1943 penny is worth a lot of money?

While the 1943 steel pennies are worth a few bucks, the rare copper version is worth more. One report suggested that, depending on the condition of it, the 1943 copper penny can be worth anywhere from $60,000 to $85,000.

What is a 1943 nickel with AP on the back worth?

1943-P Nickel Value Worn examples of a 1943-P nickel are worth about $1 to $2, when silver is in the range of value of about $10 to $20 per ounce. Uncirculated specimens are worth around $3 to $5 each.

Is my 1943 nickel worth anything?

The 1943 P nickel and the 1943 S nickel have similiar values. Each coin is worth around $2.50 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $3. In uncirculated condition the price is around $6 for coins with an MS 60 grade.

Is a 1943 S nickel silver?

To make more nickel available for the war effort, the U.S. Treasury had the Jefferson nickel produced in a 35% silver composition from 1942 through 1945. These special coins became known as the Jefferson Wartime nickels.

What’s the value of a 1943 zinc penny?

1943 S Zinc. $0.15. $0.23. $0.63. $3.22. Placing an accurate value on your 1943 penny follows a step by step process. Step one is to confirm exact Date and Mint Mark variety. Images used to locate mint marks finds its exact place on the chart. Second step, is an appraisal of condition.

What makes a 1943 nickel worth so much?

All 1943 nickels are the silver alloy variety and each is a premium coin because of today’s silver price. Added value is identifying the mint that struck the coin and continuing to the grading section to judge condition. San Francisco mint typically struck fewer coins compared to other mints.

What was the silver penny made of in World War 2?

The 1943 silver colored penny is a wartime coin issue made of steel and coated with zinc. During World War II, the war effort required a lot of copper to make shell casings and munitions.

What kind of metal was used to make the 1944 Penny?

In 1944 the mint switched back to using copper to produce the pennies. Once again, the totes contained a few zinc-coated steel planchets stuck in the crevices. The coining presses then produced 1944 pennies on zinc-coated steel planchets instead of bronze planchets.