Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Williammm, May 25, 2019.
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Even though it is still illegal to melt the pennies, the sheer cost of extracting copper from any of these coins is a losing proposition. Therefore, you should look at them from a numismatic point of view - condition & rarity. In total, about 2 billion of the 2009 cents were produced. You tell me!
Probably overpriced. I can buy a BU set for under $10.00 as there is very little demand.
I didn't think OP was asking about melt value.
I didn't think the 2009 copper issues were especially valuable, but here's a 2010 PCGS article talking them up. Perhaps they've got more potential than I thought.
The OP didn't say exactly what he meant, but since there are only two ways to value these coins, I thought it would be best to raise the issue of melt value for comparison.
As for the PCGS article, it has been 10 years since the coins were released and they have incurred little increase in value since then. Maybe it was just wishful thinking.
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