Value of 2000 Lincoln Memorial Cent

Approximate Current Value: $0.01

Diameter: 19.00 mm
Mintage/Proof: 5,503,200,000 / 0
Weight: 2.50 grams
Metal: Zinc
I Own 2000 Lincoln Memorial Cents (1959-2008)

History, Information, and Value of 2000 Lincoln Memorial Cent

Value of 2000 Lincoln Memorial Cent

The 2000 Lincoln Memorial Cents come in two different varieties. The first variety is the Close AM. Close AM refers to the letters A and M in the word “America” on the reverse of the coin. If these two letters are touching, then you have a close AM coin. This is the general strike and if very common. The second variety is the wide AM. On this variety, the two letters are spread out to where there is a gap between them. This variety is also common, although it is not seen as frequently.

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.