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Lincoln Cent Design Varieties

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Lincoln Cent Design Varieties Unlike the Transitional Design Varieties in which a coin design is used in a year when it shouldn’t be used, the Wrong Design Varieties have a coin design being used in the correct year, but on the wrong type of coin. The instances that we are aware of have occurred in […]

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Wide AM and Close AM Lincoln Varieties

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So, what exactly is a Wide AM and Close AM Cent?The terms Close AM and Wide AM refer to the spacing between the letters ‘A’ and ‘M’ in “America” on the reverse of the Lincoln Memorial Cent. The terms generally refer to the different die varieties of 1992, 1998, 1999 and 2000. From its introduction in 1959 through 1992,

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Most Valuable Pennies Ever Sold

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For the world’s rarest pennies in the world, values are well over $100,000 and just under $2,000,000. Here are 15 of the most valuable pennies, based on over 200,000+ public records and auction sales figures. As a collector, you eventually get to the point where you need to purchase your coins from a coin dealer

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