JudeA's Blog

13 Sep 2019

Question Blog #1

Coins | JudeA

This blog is going to be some questions on what cents you all keep. I hope you will take the time to respond if you keep these in the comments to these questions!
#1: Copper cents - from 1982 and below, the copper in a cent is roughly worth 2 cents, I pick these out of rolls and almost have a jar full.
#2: Wheat cents - I feel like a lot of people are hoarding these. Sometimes I will just throw my wheat cents back into the jar of returns for other people to find, because they really don't have any value. Despite this I mostly keep all of mine.
#3: Checking for doubled dies - No, I don't mean checking your obvious ones like 1972 cents and 1995 cents, I mean checking the for minor doubling, like the 2000 D or the 2006 cents.
#4: Lincoln Bicentennials - I feel like these are being heavily horded. I hoard them, but I primarily collect these. Also I check for doubling on them.
#5: 2017 P cents - In 2017 the Philadelphia Mint put a P mint mark on the pennys. I keep my uncirculated versions of these, but not any worn examples. They probably won't be worth anything, but I would like to try to obtain a roll or 2 of them.



Level 7

Not to long ago my wife brought home change from the store were they opened a roll of cents for change. She gave it to me I noticed a wheat cents part red and brown. Ready it was a 1931 S . That's right. In change. I say Look there out there. DD everything possible. And the fun is in the hunt. Don't give up on them. Put a set together there are many cent sets you can do. Thanks for the blog and good hunting


Level 4

#1 not at all #2 yes all of em #3 always #4 i used too, but i found too many #5 2 YEARS AGO!!!!!!!!!!!!!! so what i mean is...........................NO!!!

I keep the copper ones, wheat cents, and any oddity I can get my hands on.


Level 4

#1: No, I don't keep them. #2: I keep all of them #3: No, too much work. #4: I keep nice ones. #5: No.


Level 6

I like to get a bank box and my Cherry Pickers guide. I look for anything that has some value. I mostly just enjoy the hunt. I have found one that I had slabbed..

Prodigy Coins

Level 4

1: No 2: Yes 3: Yes 4: only the nice examples 5: No

It's Mokie

Level 6

I donated about 1500 Wheat Cents to the PAN KidZone last May so I currently have none. Any Wheats I get I will save but they are few and far between anymore, unless you aggressively roll hunt. I do not save any Memorial Cents regardless of their metal content, I just have no need to accumulate Copper that will never be worth much when compared to the space they take up.


Level 4

I do basically all of those, although I mainly focus on one and two. :)


Level 4

Great information. ..... Makes sense to me (pun intended):-) Blessings!

We use cookies to provide users the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your cookie settings, we'll assume that you agree to receive all cookies on money.org. You may disable cookies at any time using your internet browser configuration. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our privacy policy and terms of use. To learn more about how we use cookies and to review our privacy policy, click here.