History, Information, and Value of 2010 Lincoln Shield Cent
Value of 2010 Lincoln Shield Cent
After the 2009 Bicentennial Series, the United States Mint shifted to the new reverse design with the Shield. The 2010 Lincoln Shield Cent is common in Mint State grades. A lot of the coins that are professionally graded are designated with the Satin Finish, which will normally detract from the value.
The text on the Lincoln Shield 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 Shield $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.