Most 1995 Lincoln pennies aren't valuable. However these pennies can sell for a premium in uncirculated condition. Keep reading to learn more about these one cent coins.

1995 Penny

Specifications

Type: Lincoln Penny
Year: 1995
Face Value: $0.01
Composition: 99.2% zinc, 0.8% copper
Total Weight: 2.5 grams

The US minted the 1995 penny with no mint mark and also the 1995 D penny and 1995 S proof penny. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the obverse side of the coin below the date.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1995 Philadelphia 6,411,440,000
1995 D Denver 7,128,560,000
1995 S Proof San Francisco 2,797,481

Value

Most 1995 pennies in circulated condition are only worth their face value of $0.01. These coins can only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition.

The 1995 penny with no mint mark and the 1995 D penny are each worth around $0.30 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

The 1995 S proof penny is worth around $9 in PR 65 condition.

Doubled Die Error Coins

There is a rare error variety for the 1995 penny with no mint mark. On the obverse side of the coin the date and the design elements are minted twice onto the coin. This is called a doubled die error.

The 1995 penny with no mint mark doubled die error coin is worth around $50 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

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Grading System

MS 65 gem uncirculated- There is strong luster and eye appeal. A few light contact marks may be present but they are barely noticeable.

PR 65 proof- There are no flaws to this coin. A few blemishes may be present.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1996 Penny
1994 Penny
1993 Penny