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#3183903 - 03/05/13 08:15 AM Wheatback pennies
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The dime thread got me thinking.

I have around 1500 wb pennies of various values from $2-$12. Does anyone know if coin shops/collectors are paying even close to value these days?
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#3183921 - 03/05/13 08:24 AM Re: Wheatback pennies [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
Eric Kilby
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i was wondering the same thing i have around 3000 of them myself
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#3183963 - 03/05/13 08:57 AM Re: Wheatback pennies [Re: Eric Kilby]
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I come across one every now and then. They are neat, but I spend them like any other penny.
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#3184028 - 03/05/13 09:54 AM Re: Wheatback pennies [Re: jb3]
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Wheat pennies are going for $4-$6 a roll at the auctions around here.
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#3184029 - 03/05/13 09:55 AM Re: Wheatback pennies [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
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 Originally Posted By: Pic IN the Casa
The dime thread got me thinking.

I have around 1500 wb pennies of various values from $2-$12. Does anyone know if coin shops/collectors are paying even close to value these days?


So, are you saying that any wb penny is worth at least $2?

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#3184062 - 03/05/13 10:23 AM Re: Wheatback pennies [Re: PalsPal]
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I'm not really sure. I look at sites on line that give values of individual pennies that are anywhere from .05 to $500 for really rare ones.

However, there was a time I collected football cards and just because a price guide said my Marshall Faulk rookie card was worth $95 didn't mean squat. Sooooo, I'm skeptical of these sites telling me my pennies are worth more than a few dimes apiece.
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#3184134 - 03/05/13 11:27 AM Re: Wheatback pennies [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
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"UNSEARCHED" wheat cents sell for .10 each in bulk on ebay..
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#3184157 - 03/05/13 11:48 AM Re: Wheatback pennies [Re: pressfit]
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 Originally Posted By: pressfit
"UNSEARCHED" wheat cents sell for .10 each in bulk on ebay..


trust me, they have been searched
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#3184161 - 03/05/13 11:52 AM Re: Wheatback pennies [Re: Chaneylake]
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There are a few books out there that can tell you current values. Without pictures and knowing more info it's hard to place a value.
My grandfather was a long time collector. We sat down for hours talking about coins and searching for rare coins.
You might be surprised in what you might find value wise.

He used to buy bulk coins in 3000-4000 bulks and get coins worth $10.00-$25,000.00
The updated books help alot and can keep you from selling a $500.00 coin for $10.00
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