1956 D Wheat Penny Statistics

Type of Coin:Wheat Penny
Mint Year:1956
Mint Mark:D
Face Value:1 cent (0.01 US dollars)
Total Created:1,098,201,000
Silver Content:0% silver content
Weight0.080 troy oz.
Diameter0.75 inches / 19.05 mm

About the 1956 D Wheat Penny

This Wheat Penny was made in 1956. The 1956 D Wheat Penny has a mink mark of D and a total amount of 1,098,201,000 were produced in the year 1956. The composition of this rare coin is 0% silver content and contains 0 troy oz. silver.

The coins front was designed by Victor David Brenner in 1909 and features a design of President Lincoln. The back of this 1956 coin features a design of the Wheat with "One Cent" text and was created by Victor David Brenner in the year 1909.

1956 D Wheat Penny Facts

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  • The Lincoln Wheat Cent was first minted in 1909 and stopped production in 1958.
  • The Wheat Penny was designed by Victor David Brenner in the year 1909.
  • A total of 1,098,201,000 Wheat Penny coins were minted in 1956.
  • The edge of the 1956 D Wheat Penny is a Plain edge.
  • The list of mint marks for the 1956 D Wheat Penny are D, and S. Philadelphia Mint specimens lack mint mark..
  • The front face of this 1956 American coin features President Lincoln.
  • The front face of this 1958 American coin features President Lincoln.
  • There were a total of 143 variations made of the 1956 D Wheat Penny.
  • A total of 46 variations were made at the Denver Mint and 41 made at the San Francisco Mint for this 1956 coin. Philadelphia minted coins bear no mintmark.

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Note About Our Coin Info: The amount we say were produced of this collectable Wheat Pennies is an estimate and does not exactly match what the actual circulation count is. Our coin values are also an estimation and are subject to change at any time. The estimated value is fetched from past auctions, local coin dealers, certified graded coins from dealers, and other coin collectors. You can view the latest coin prices by clicking here. Learn more about the other Wheat Penny variations of this collector coin. The auctions we source feature problem-free coins (Some being certified coins as well as bulk 1956 D Wheat Penny options) at a fair market value.

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