1914 s penny

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  1. Kbo

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  3. AnonymousCoinCollector

    AnonymousCoinCollector Reintroduce silver coins to circulation!

    Worth approximately $15 to $20 in my humble opinion.
     
  4. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    I tend to agree. Numismedia says $19.55 in VG8, $24.15 in F12, and $27.60 in VF20. Those trend prices would represent the "best case" scenario at retail.

    I'd call this one F12-ish, personally. The darker diagonal striations across the obverse are the result of impurities in the alloy of the planchet, and not uncommon on these early Lincolns. Some folks refer to this as "woodgrain" toning, and call the coins "woodies". It's a matter of personal taste whether one likes "woodies" or not. Many people do. I'm sort of neutral on them, myself. On one hand, the look is not always aesthetically pleasing to me, but on the other hand, it can be pretty interesting.

    For a well-circulated example, this one doesn't look too bad. These early S-mint coins are nice to have, regardless.
     
  5. Kbo

    Kbo Member

    I got all s mints 10-30 35- 54 dates
     
  6. Kbo

    Kbo Member

    I found two books in a barn clean out
     
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  7. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Sounds like fun.
     
  8. nuMRmatist

    nuMRmatist Active Member

    Nice cent! I agree $20-25 all day every day.

    Guess I had too many carrots last night; looks close to V/XF30. Not well-circulated I'd say.
     
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  9. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    I could see VF here on a good day. XF, no.
     
  10. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    I make it F-12. $25
     
  11. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    I h0ave a 10s and 19s. Then a few 30's
     
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