# How much is a penny actually worth?

## How much is a penny actually worth?

For most pennies, those minted in recent years are worth, well, a penny. Most wheat cents (wheat pennies were minted between 1909 and 1956) are worth about 4 to 5 cents. Those in better condition can have double-digit value. Special examples (especially those in near perfect condition) can be worth much more.

## How much does a 2 dollar bill cost in 2020?

Most large size two-dollar bills issued from 1862 through 1918, are highly collectible and are worth at least \$100 in well-circulated condition. Uncirculated large size notes are worth at least \$500 and can go up to \$10,000 or more.

## Is my \$100 bill worth anything?

Low serial number bills: up to \$15,000 In fact, according to the experts, a redesigned \$100 bill with the serial number could fetch between \$10,000 and \$15,000, though typically low serial number bills, say with numbers or are worth a little less, realizing up to \$1,000.

## How much is a 1993 \$100 bill worth?

The 1993 series \$100 bills are worth around \$150 in uncirculated condition with a grade of MS 63.

## How much does it cost to make a \$100 bill?

Currency

Denomination Printing Costs
\$10 10.8 cents per note
\$20 11.2 cents per note
\$50 11.0 cents per note
\$100 14.0 cents per note

## Why are pennies still made?

A penny was worth a decent amount in 1864. Now it costs more to make it than its actually worth. The penny was a totally useful form of currency when it was officially made legal tender in the Coinage Act of 1864.

## How much does it cost to make 1 penny?

In fiscal year 2010, each cent cost 1.79 cents to produce and ship. After reaching a peak cost of 2.41 cents in 2011, the cost declined to 2.00 cents in 2012, 1.83 cents in 2013, 1.70 cents in 2014, 1.67 cents in 2015, and 1.50 cents in 2016.

## Is it worth keeping copper pennies?

If you decide to do this, consider the following: 1. You want to focus on hoarding pre-1982 U.S. pennies, which contain 95% copper content, making the coin at least twice as valuable as its 1 cent face value. (Post-1982 pennies are not worth collecting, as they contain only 2.5% copper content — the rest is zinc.)