Value of 1969 Lincoln Memorial Cent

Approximate Current Value: $0.01

Diameter: 19.00 mm
Mintage/Proof: 1,136,910,000 / 0
Weight: 3.11 grams
Metal: Copper
I Own 1969 Lincoln Memorial Cents (1959-2008)

History, Information, and Value of 1969 Lincoln Memorial Cent

Value of 1969 Lincoln Memorial Cent

The 1969 Lincoln Memorial Cent was the first year that new Lincoln cent dies has been put into place. The dies were reworked with the same design to help replace the old worn out dies. For that reason, most coins can be found in full detail. Much speculation has surrounded the Double Die variety from 1969. As most research and books will state, a majority of the 1969 Double Dies are actually fakes.

The text on the Lincoln one cent coin reads as follows. Obverse: LIBERTY; Date; IN GOD WE TRUST | Reverse: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; E PLURIBUS UNUM; ONE CENT.

Most Lincoln Memorial $0.01 coins are easily found as circulation coinage. If you are looking to purchase one of these coins, they can typically be found with little difficulty. As always, look for the high grade coins, and if available, try to get a coin that is already certified. Our coin experts are interested in making offers on any coin that is a high Mint State Grade (such as MS67 and higher), or any coin that has a double die variety or other Mint error. If you have one of these coins, please contact us to have the coin appraised. We are rare coin experts and can make you an offer for what your coin is worth. For circulated coins in low grades, you can easily buy or sell a Lincoln penny by visiting your local coin dealer. If you have any more questions about one cent coins, please contact our experts.