Your question: How much is an old penny worth UK?

Do old UK pennies have any value?

Arguably the most valuable one penny coin is the 1933 George V penny, which is worth an estimated value of £72,000. Although this was originally created as a pattern coin – which means it is not intended for release into circulation – it is believed seven were issued, making them extraordinarily rare.

Are old copper pennies worth anything?

Officially, they’re worth only face value if worn, but I’ve seen many circulated S-mint Lincoln Memorial cents selling at coin shops for 5 to 10 cents.

What old UK coins are worth money?

Most valuable and rare UK coins wanted by collectors

  • 1973 EEC 50 Pence Coin – valued at £3,000.
  • 2012 London Olympics Aquatics Fifty Pence – valued at £1,500.
  • 1983 Two Pence “New Pence” Coin – valued at £500.
  • 2015 Silver Two Pence Coin – valued at £485.
  • 2009 Kew Gardens Fifty Pence Coin – valued at £170.

How much is a 1937 British penny worth?


Year of issue Value in US $ for grade vf Value in US $ for grade unc
1937 0.50 4
1938 0.50 4
1939 0.50 7
1940 0.50 10

How much are copper pennies worth today?

Today, the amount of copper in an old penny is worth a little more than 2 cents. However, zinc pennies made since 1982 are presently worth only face value.

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