Value of 1983 Lincoln Memorial Cent

Approximate Current Value: $0.01

Diameter: 19.00 mm
Mintage/Proof: 7,752,355,000 / 0
Weight: 2.50 grams
Metal: Zinc
I Own 1983 Lincoln Memorial Cents (1959-2008)

History, Information, and Value of 1983 Lincoln Memorial Cent

Value of 1983 Lincoln Memorial Cent

Some of the 1983 Lincoln Memorial Cents may have the engraver’s initials polished off. However, do not mistake this for an error coin. Some coins may have surface bubbles or other problems, so try to find a clean, problem free coin with nice color. Although every coin after 1982 was to be minted in Zinc, it has been reported that there are a large number of coins that were actually minted in copper for this particular year.

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.