Aluminum Cent Lincoln Penny Error
The 1977 Aluminum Lincoln Cent is some sort of anomaly in the coin community. It's one of a kind and no one knows exactly how it came to be. Some speculate it was an error created on purpose, others that it was a test concept similar to the 1974 Aluminum Lincoln Cent that somehow made it's way into circulation. Whatever the case may be it's a penny worth roughly $300,000+ that's 300 thousand dollars, for something that is usually valued at just .01
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Known errors. Coins in order by date. To learn more about each error simply click on the read more link.
|1977 Aluminum Cent||The 1977 Aluminum Lincoln Cent is some sort of anomaly in the coin community. It's on...|
|1967 Stainless Steel||
1967 Stainless Steel Lincoln Cent. This is a penny struck on stainless steel 10c C...
|1960 DDO||The 1960 D DDO D over D Small over Large Date is worth a few hundred dollars in mint ...|
|1959 D Wheat Reverse||
1959-D Mule Lincoln - Forgery or Fairplay? The 1959-D Mule Lincoln Cent is an odd ...
|Broadstrike||Certified broadstrike errors on the Lincoln Cent are are seen fairly regular. Common ...|
|Brockage||A Brockage Error occurs when the previously struck coin sticks to the die and is then...|
|Penny on Dime Planchet||Penny on Dime planchets if certified and in MS can go for a thousand dollars or more....|
|Clipped Planchet||If you see something like this when digging through pennies set them aside. These are...|
These errors are universal across all years for both wheat and Lincoln cents. When...
Rare Coins. Key and Semi-Key Dates to remember. Based on various factors.
|1961 D||1961 D is a semi key date for the Lincoln non wheat varieties....|
|1959 D||1959 D is a semi key date for the Lincoln non wheat varieties....|
Located on the front (obverse) to the right just under the date. If not present this penny was minted in Philadelphia.
The Aluminum Cent has a weight of 2.5 g.