Aluminum Cent Wheat Penny Error
This 1943 Aluminum Cent is made from 98% aluminum and has an extra thick planchet, and smooth regular edges. This error coin has sold for more than $126k in the past at Auction. If you find this coin it will have a wider than normal thickness, and weigh about 1.56g and not the normal 3g.
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Known errors. Coins in order by date. To learn more about each error simply click on the read more link.
|1955 Tapered Planchet||1955 Tapered Planchet Wheat Penny has a planchet base that is tapered making it thick...|
|1944 D over S||The 1944 D/S or D over S wheat penny. When the mint restruck D cents on coins that al...|
|1943 D Struck Through||1943 D Struck through error. This occurs when foreign material is pressed into the co...|
|1943 S Off Center||1943 S off center wheat penny strike....|
|1943 D Bronze Struck||
A 1943 D Penny struck on bronze sold for $840,000 at Heritage Auction in January 2...
|1943 Steel Offcenter||In 1943 the United States mint issued steel wheat pennies to save copper for the war....|
|1942 Aluminum Cent||This 1943 Aluminum Cent is made from 98% aluminum and has an extra thick planchet, an...|
|1941 DDO||The 1941 DDO (Double Die Obverse) wheat penny is pretty hard to spot as copper is sof...|
|1922 D No D||1922-D No D error is a 1922 D Wheat Penny that has no D mint mark. Somehow in 1922 th...|
|Cent Stukken Planchet||
A 1943 penny struck on a .25 cent stukken planchet sold at heritage auctions for $...
|Double Strike||Double Strikes errors are very easy to spot, as you can see from the image attached. ...|
Rare Coins. Key and Semi-Key Dates to remember. Based on various factors.
|1931 S||The 1931 is a key date wheat penny....|
|1914 D||The 1914 D is a key date wheat penny....|
|1914 S||The 1914 S Lincoln is a key date wheat penny...|
|1912 D||1912 D is a semi key date. These coins in decent condition can fetch around $5 while ...|
|1909 S||The 1909-S is a major key date....|
|1909 S VDB||The 1909 S V.D.B. is a key date wheat penny....|
Most valuable coins in this series. Listed price based off high end state (MS+).
|$8,000||1914 D Wheat Penny|
|$4,000||1914 S Wheat Penny|
|$2,500||1909 S Wheat Penny|
|$1,800||1916 S Wheat Penny|
|$1,400||1912 S Wheat Penny|
|$1,250||1911 S Wheat Penny|
|$1,200||1916 D Wheat Penny|
|$925||1915 S Wheat Penny|
|$900||1915 D Wheat Penny|
|$725||1912 D Wheat Penny|
|$550||1912 Wheat Penny|
|$500||1911 Wheat Penny|
|$500||1911 D Wheat Penny|
|$500||1915 Wheat Penny|
|$460||1913 S Wheat Penny|
|$425||1913 D Wheat Penny|
|$425||1916 Wheat Penny|
|$375||1913 Wheat Penny|
|$180||1909 Wheat Penny|
|$180||1910 S Wheat Penny|
|$180||1914 Wheat Penny|
|$100||1910 Wheat Penny|
|$45||1944 Wheat Penny|
|$20||1943 Wheat Penny|
The mint mark is located on the right under the date. If no mark is present the coin was produced at the Philadelphia mint.
The Aluminum Cent has a weight of 2.5 g.