1945 d penny

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by Bellainvtori, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. Bellainvtori

    Bellainvtori Member

    Ear error is forsure....

    How much do these go for? Are they worth collecting?

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  3. Johndoe2000$

    Johndoe2000$ Well-Known Member

    Glad to know it's "forsure" o_O
  4. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster Member of the ANA since 1982

    Sorry, but you just have a circulated coin with some damage. The ear looks like it took a hit, not something that would occur during the minting process
  5. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    The only thing for sure is that you need to learn more about numismatics and the minting process.

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  6. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    In my view, yes... Any wheat cent that displays complete lines in the wheat stalks is absolutely worth collecting. There is numismatic value there, however little intrinsic value. Maybe a ten cent coin on a good day.
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  7. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    I am at 3 cents.
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  8. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    You're in trouble now! Where's the grammar police? @cpm9ball- Have you seen @paddyman98? Just kidding, just kidding!

    Still a nice coin! I'll go 5 cents.
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  9. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Don't be sosure... :wacky:
    For circulation damage. Face value.
  10. 352sdeer

    352sdeer Collecting Lincoln cents for 50 years!

    With that ear hit and the big boil on his neck I’d say face value as well. I’d say release that one back into the wild for someone else to find and enjoy for awhile.

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  11. Mike Thorne

    Mike Thorne Well-Known Member

    If it goes back in the "wild," it may come back to haunt us.
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  12. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    LoL!! I was just thinking that!!
  13. 352sdeer

    352sdeer Collecting Lincoln cents for 50 years!

    Maybe but I’d like to see a new member any way we can get them.:woot: We’ll train then when we get them. Remember we were all newbs at one point.

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  14. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    First of all, Welcome to CT. If you have been following this forum, you've probably surmised that while some members are blunt or come off as rude with an attempt at humor, there are some well-known experts that give excellent advice to new comers. Secondly, try to always post well focused, correctly oriented, and cropped photos that show just the coin, obverse and reverse. Preferably on a plain white or black background. Your table cloth makes it difficult to view your coin. Post FULL size close-ups of the areas you have questions about. Most of all, enjoy the hobby and learn as much as you can. Ciao
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  15. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    @Bellainvtori ...to help you on your next post, try a better title.

    F’rinstance, for this post...in what way is the ear in error? So, you might title the post as follows: “1945 D penny has cauliflower ear”...or some such. Let us know what you are thinking about the coin in question...just a suggestion.

    Wheats in this condition have wear and environmental damage and have no real appeal. Currently normal wheats similar to this one grade around XF40, are worth 10 to 15 cents but will only sell to a LCS (local coin store) for 2 cents. The exceptions are key dates or coins in much better state of wear. Wheats are very common and plentiful...the mint made umpteen billions from 1909 to 1958...Spark
  16. Chuck_A

    Chuck_A Well-Known Member

    If your only interested in making money you're definitely in the wrong hobby! Take the time to learn numismatics and what is valuable and what isn't. There are many opportunities for you if you know what you're doing, take your time and read some of the many references available for purchase and for free. It may take some time but you'll be better off in the long run. Try "A Guide Book of United States Coins by R S Yeoman" to begin with, and coneca.com, varietyvista.com and several others. Most importantly have fun!
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