An exceptional 1979 Lincoln cent graded Mint State 68 red sold for $2,820 at Heritage’s September 2016 Long Beach auction.
It’s hard to believe that the 1979 Lincoln cent, A coin with a mintage of over 6 million can be worth thousands of dollars.
But those who enjoy collecting, they understand why even the common coins may bring big prices in top grades.
At its September 2016 Long Beach Auctions, Heritage Sold a 1979 Lincoln Cent Graded Mint State 68 red by PCGS for a heartily $2,820.
The One Cent coin is Often Called a Penny, But the U.S. Mint’s Official Name This Coin is “Cent” and the U.S. Treasury’s Official Name is “One Cent Piece”.