05/18/2024 06:28:08 AM
  • logo

1909 VDB Lincoln Wheat Penny PCGS MS66 RD

Out of Stock
Sorry! We're sold out right now.
Add to Wishlist to add this product to your Wishlist

One of the most famous coin designs in American history is the one that was introduced on the humble US Penny in 1909. The bust of President Abraham Lincoln on the obverse is famous in that it was the first American presidents portrait to feature on widely circulated coinage, and also due to the fact that it remains on the penny more than a century later. It is the reverse field of these particular Lincoln Wheat Pennies that makes the coins even more famous. Provident Metals now has 1909 VDB Lincoln Wheat Pennies in certified condition available to you for purchase online.


  • Arrives with a protective plastic slab from the PCGS!
  • 1st year for the Lincoln Wheat Penny!
  • Comes with the famous VDB initials!
  • Limited number of certified coins available!
  • Contains 95% copper.
  • Issued a face value of $.01 (USD) by the government of the United States.
  • Bears a Grade of Mint State 66 from the Professional Coin Grading Service.
  • RD designation.
  • The obverse depicts President Abraham Lincoln.
  • On the reverse is a depiction of wheat stalks.

When you purchase one of these 1909 VDB Lincoln Wheat Pennies online at Provident Metals, you will receive a coin that is Mint State 66 condition according to the PCGS. Coins with this certification showcase an above-average mint luster, no more than three or four minor contact marks, and only a few minor hairlines visible only with the aid of magnification. The additional RD designation indicates the coins have a red mint luster common in copper coinage.


The obverse of the 1909 Lincoln Wheat Penny comes with a right-profile bust of President Abraham Lincoln. This design was created by Victor David Brenner in 1909 and is based on a February 9, 1864, photograph taken of the 16th President of the United States of America. The inscriptions on this side include IN GOD WE TRUST, LIBERTY, and 1909.


On the reverse side of 1909 VDB Lincoln Wheat Pennies is a depiction of wheat stalks. Here, the two wheat stalks are featured at the edges of the design field and flank the inscriptions of ONE CENT and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA at the center of the coins design field. The other inscriptions on this side include E PLURIBUS UNUM and the VDB initials of designer Victor David Brenner.


The 1909 Lincoln Wheat Penny was historic and memorable in many ways. As mentioned, it was the last major redesign of the US Penny, the longest-used obverse design of any American coin, and was also a controversial release in its prominent inclusion of the designer’s VDB initials. 1909 VDB Lincoln Pennies were only struck until August of that year, with the US Mint removing his initials and striking the coins without them going forward.


Provident Metals customer service is available at 800-313-3315. Additionally, you can chat with us live online or email us directly.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.

Can I choose the method of shipping?

All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.

Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

Product Reviews
0 Review(s)
Please or to write a review.

Product Details

Year 1909
Condition MS66 RD
Grading Service PCGS
Mint Mark Not Shown
Producer US Mint
Thickness 1.15 mm
Diameter 19 mm
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination $0.01
Country United States
Designer (Obverse) Victor D. Brenner
Designer (Reverse) Lyndall Bass
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Wheat Pennies
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 1,825,000
Packaging PCGS Plastic Slab
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 3.4 x 2.4 x .04
Provident ID 3929844