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Lincoln Pennies: A List of Rarities and Varieties

By Jon Warren
Jon is a recognized expert in collectibles and the author of numerous collector guides.
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1909-S VDB
1909-S Over horizontal S
1910 With V.D.B. or 09' Reverse
1911-D Over D (RPM)
1917-P Doubled Die Obverse
1922 No D
1927 ddo
1935 ddo
1936 ddo 1-3
1936 Doubled Die Obverse
1936 Doubled die obverse, the date, LIBERTY and IN GOD WE TRUST has some doubling.
1941 Doubled die reverse: Doubling of the date and LIBERTY.
1943-D The D is stamped over another D (RPM).
1943-P Should be a steel cent but there are reports of some struck using copper.
1943-D Copper example known
1944 D/S Variety 1
1944 D/S Variety 2
1944-D D over S the mint mark D is stamped over the S.
1946-S S Mint mark stamped over a D mint mark.
1946 S/D
1946 inverted s
1955 Doubled die
1955-D Stamped over a horizontal D.
1955 ddo#2
1955-P No VDB.
1955-P Lincoln Wheat Cent Double Die cent.
1956-D D Stamped over a D mint mark.
1958-P Doubled die obverse.
1959-D First year for Memorial reverse, check for wheat reverse.
1960-D D over D RPM
1960-P Look for Small Date variety, the 6 has a shorter stem than normal.
1963-D Check to see if the 3 in the date is struck over another 3.
1968-D D mint mark stamped over another D.
1968-D Doubled die reverse, strong doubling in the word AMERICA.
1969-S Lincoln Memorial double die, all design features strongly doubled.
1970-S Doubled die
1970-S Small date Lincoln Cent with a doubled die reverse, strong doubling of TRUST & LIBERTY.
1970-S Small Date high 7.
1970-S Level 7. The 7 is level with rest of date.
1971-P Doubled die obverse, strong doubling on LIBERTY & IN GOD WE TRUST.
1972-P Lincoln Memorial Cent with a doubled date.
1973-P No V.D.B.
1980-D A shadow of an S mint mark struck above the D.
1982-P Doubling of IN GOD WE TRUST.
1982 DDR
1983-P Doubled die reverse doubled, IN GOD WE TRUST doubled.
1984-P Doubled ear, look at the ear lobe.
1984-D Doubled Date
1988 Double Ear
1989-P No VDB.
1992 Close AM
1992-D Close AM
1994-P Doubling of the last three columns on reverse.
1995-P Doubled die, LIBERTY doubled.
1995-D Doubled die obverse, strong doubling of the date and LIBERTY.
1996 Wide AM *Unconfirmed
1997-P Doubled Die, look at the ear lobe like the 1984.
1998-P Wide AM reverse Lincoln Memorial Cent.
1999-P Wide AM reverse Lincoln Memorial Cent.
1999-P There may be double dies varieties.
2000-P Wide AM in America.
2003-P May be doubling of the steps, experts say “yes”, mint says “no”.
2006-P Doubled Die Obverse
2009 Look for doubling of the thumb, boot and other features (several known varieties)
2011 Doubling of letters and shield >/p>

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