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Wheat Pennies 1 Pound Mixed Bag

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The bust of President Abraham Lincoln featured on the modern US penny has been on the coin for more than a century. President Lincoln was the first former US president to appear on American coinage when his bust was added to the obverse of the copper US penny in 1909. The first generation design of the penny with his image was known as the Wheat Penny for its distinctive reverse. Provident Metals now offers Wheat Pennies in bulk 1 Pound Mixed Bags for you to purchase online.

Highlights:

  • Arrives with a canvas bag!
  • Features 1 Pound total weight of copper Wheat Pennies!
  • Date marks range from 1909 to 1958!
  • Contains .0999 Troy oz of 95% copper per coin.
  • Issued individual face values of $.01 (USD) by the government of the United States.
  • On the obverse is a bust of President Abraham Lincoln.
  • The reverse includes a wheat stalk design.
  • Please keep in mind this bag contains a mix of dates from the 1910s through the 1950s and could include Steel Pennies.

When you purchase these Wheat Pennies 1 Pound Mixed Bags, you receive a canvas bag containing a total weight of 1 Pound of US pennies. The pennies included in this bag come from the Lincoln Cent design series known as the Wheat Penny. These were struck from 1909 to 1958 by the United States Mint and the term Wheat Penny refers to the reverse design element as President Lincolns bust remains on the obverse in the modern era.

We cannot guarantee what date marks you will receive inside of the bag, but you can expect to receive a range of dates from the 1910s and 1920s through the 1950s. Please keep in mind it is also possible for the Steel Pennies issued in 1943 during World War II to feature in this bag. The designs are the same for these pennies, but rather than 95% copper these coins have zinc plating around a steel core.

Obverse

On the obverse side of Wheat Pennies, you will find the right-profile bust of President Abraham Lincoln. The portrait was created in 1909 by Victor David Brenner. The original design from Brenner included his VDB initials in the design field, but only a small number of these coins were issued by the San Francisco Mint, with the initials removed from later strikes and not used on strikes from other mints in 1909.

Reverse

The reverse face of the Wheat Penny gives this particular design program its name. Brenner’s original design includes two large wheat stalks framing the design field with One Cent and United States of America included inside of the wheat stalks, while E Pluribus Unum is engraved above.

History

The Wheat Penny design remains tied for the longest-running penny design in the Lincoln Cent range as it was issued for 49 years. It was replaced by the Lincoln Memorial reverse design starting in 1959, with that design also used for 49 years as it was last struck in 2008. The 2009 reverse was a one-time release of the Lincoln Bicentennial feature a replica of his childhood home on the reverse to mark the 200th anniversary of his birth. Since 2010, the Union Shield has featured on the reverse.

Ordering

Provident Metals customer service is available to assist you on the phone at 800-313-3315. Alternatively, you can connect with us on the web through our live chat and email address features.

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 $7.99 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.

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Product Details

Year Varies
Mint Mark Not Shown
Producer US Mint
Thickness 1.5 mm
Diameter 19 mm
Condition Varies
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
Packaging Plastic Bag
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2574897