1955 Doubled Die Obverse Penny
1955 Doubled Die Obverse Penny
The Penny (a.k.a the Lincoln Cent) is the most widely collected coin out of all United States coinage. Numismatists love to collect the different varieties of the penny. There are so many collectible varieties out there, it would take a long time and a lot of money to be able to collect them all.
Out of all the Lincoln Cents out there, one of the most desired varieties out there would have to be the 1955 doubled die obverse penny. If you are a member of Rich Off Error Coins, there is a good chance you already know that a doubled die penny is a highly collectible error coin. You can read more about the doubled die error coin and how they are made by following the link. Don’t forget to become a member of the website by clicking on the register link at the bottom of any page!
The 1955 doubled die obverse penny is a variety that every collector wants to own. Even if you know nothing about error coins, chances are, you have heard of the 1955 doubled die obverse penny. This is because of the publicity the coin has received over the years.
When you see this coin, you begin to understand why so many people want to pay thousands of dollars to own one. Yes, I said thousands! If you find one of these bad boys, you will have no problem selling it for well over $1000 , as long as it’s in decent shape. Here is one for sale right now on eBay for over $32,000!
Value of the 1955 Doubled Die Obverse Penny
As you can see from the link above, the 1955 DDO penny carries some significant value. You can find these pennies on eBay almost anytime. You will rarely ever find one for sale under $1000. So if you find one for any amount under $1000, I suggest you purchase it! (As long as it is in decent shape and you are sure it is genuine)
There are ways to determine if the 1955 DDO penny is genuine. If you would like to learn how to tell the difference between a real and fake doubled die penny, we can help you out!
How to Find the 1955 Doubled Die Obverse Penny
Since this penny is over 60 years old, it can be a little difficult to locate. If you have the money, you should have no problem purchasing one from a site like eBay. You can see all the 1955 doubled die obverse pennies that eBay has for sale right now by clicking the link above. But, most of us don’t have an extra 3 thousand dollars laying around, so we have to search to find one.
Of course, you can always look through spare change. You should always do that anyway. But the chances of finding one of these in your change from the gas station is pretty slim. There is always a way to raise the odds of finding a 1955 doubled die obverse penny!
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How much is the 1955 Doubled Die Obverse Penny Worth?
If you were to find the rare 1955 doubled die obverse penny, you can consider yourself pretty lucky. This rare error coin will sell for a substantial amount of money. The Cherrypickers’ Guide has this doubled die listed with a price of $1250 in Extra Fine or EF- 40 condition. The coin will bring $1350 in AU-50, $1725 in MS-60, and $2250 in MS-63 condition.
Like always, the better the condition, the more money you will get. So always be careful when handling your coins. If you are lucky enough to find a 1955 doubled die obverse penny in MS-65 RB condition, you can expect to receive $4500! But, if you can find one in MS-65 RD …… $30,000 that’s thirty thousand dollars! So that’s how much the color of the coin can affect the price! Find out more about coin grading by registering for a free membership to the website.
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