Why is a penny less than 30 years old worth so much? It’s all thanks to a mix-up at the US Mint.
Heritage Auctions sold a rare 1992 penny with close AM in our November 20, 2020, US coins signature auction. Watch this video to learn more.
VIEW THIS ITEM: View the 1992 Lincoln Penny with Close AM. Online bidding opens about October 30, 2020.
How to identify a 1992 close AM penny?
Here’s how to know if your 1992 penny is worth thousands: Look at the reverse then at the A and M in America. If the letters almost touch, then you’ve got the rare 1992 close AM. If there’s space between the letters, your penny is worth one cent.
How much is a 1992 penny with close AM worth?
In 2017 Heritage sold a 1992 close AM penny for $25,000. Check your couch cushions your wallet and wherever else you keep your spare change as you may have one of these rare coins in your possession.
Best place to sell a 1992 close AM penny?
If you find one, let us know we’ll help you get top dollar for your rare find. Simply request a free auction appraisal.