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The 1942 Wheat Penny can be an Affordable Value

While many of these Wheat pennies can hold notably higher values when they have high grades, their copper content can provide value to those in less desirable condition. The 1942 Wheat penny is a great example of just how this applies.

1942-D Wheat Penny

Those which have upper-level grades due to their superior condition can fetch impressive prices in the open marketplace today.

These are almost inevitably going to be of interest among coin collectors for reasons such as completing a series of Wheat penny dates within their collections. Finding these with natural toning which is often a red color which the copper has acquired is often the goal which collectors are after when looking for and analyzing Wheat pennies. Those which do come up for sale can fulfill the interests of these collectors. On the other side of this are those which are common circulated examples or those which are sold in bulk. Due to their copper content, these pennies also have value for a variety of reasons.

1938 D 1942 S 1948 S Lincoln Cent Wheat Penny  Gem BU++ Condition  A694
1938 D 1942 S 1948 S Lincoln Cent Wheat Penny Gem BU++ Condition A694
$20.80
1942S 1C LINCOLN WHEAT PENNY
1942S 1C LINCOLN WHEAT PENNY
$14.50
1942 Proof Lincoln Cent Wheat Penny  GEM PROOF+  D305
1942 Proof Lincoln Cent Wheat Penny GEM PROOF+ D305
$72.00
1942 D Lincoln Wheat Cent BU Penny US Coin
1942 D Lincoln Wheat Cent BU Penny US Coin
$4.95
wheat penny 1942D GEM RED BU CENT 1942 D LINCOLN CENT LOT 6 UNC RED LUSTER
wheat penny 1942D GEM RED BU CENT 1942 D LINCOLN CENT LOT 6 UNC RED LUSTER
$9.95
1942 D Lincoln Wheat Cent Penny Coin FINE OR BETTER FREE SHIPPING
1942 D Lincoln Wheat Cent Penny Coin FINE OR BETTER FREE SHIPPING
$0.99
1942 Red Lincoln Wheat Penny Cent Gem Bu 1
1942 Red Lincoln Wheat Penny Cent Gem Bu 1
$1.55
1942 Proof Lincoln Cent Wheat Penny  GEM PROOF++ Colorful  W471
1942 Proof Lincoln Cent Wheat Penny GEM PROOF++ Colorful W471
$79.95
1942 P Lincoln Cent Wheat Penny  MAKE US AN OFFER Y6143
1942 P Lincoln Cent Wheat Penny MAKE US AN OFFER Y6143
$5.00
1942 Lincoln penny US coins
1942 Lincoln penny US coins
$1.00
1942 P Lincoln Wheat Penny cent Extra Fine XF
1942 P Lincoln Wheat Penny cent Extra Fine XF
$1.65
STUNNING 1942 P Lincoln Head Penny Cent MS BU UNC +++++ RED BUY NOW
STUNNING 1942 P Lincoln Head Penny Cent MS BU UNC +++++ RED BUY NOW
$9.99

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Because the range of these pennies for sale includes the entire spectrum of grades and conditions, many are generally very low priced. Considering that the value of copper from a purely materialistic standpoint or simply as a metal is based upon it as a sought after resource, some people will actually hoard the pennies. However this takes a considerable amount effort because in order to accumulate enough to reach what many people would consider being significant assets requires a lot of time.