As of May, 2024, a 1989-D Penny, RD in uncirculated specimen can be valued between $6.00 and $10,000.00, depending on its grade and strike quality.

Looking back at auction records, the highest price was achieved by a Mint State grade that was hammered at $1,023.60 in the 08/09/2020 by renowned auctioneer Heritage Auctions, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: Victor David Brenner/Frank Gasparro
Edge: Plain
Diameter: 19.00 millimeters
Weight: 2.50 grams
Mintage: 5,345,467,111
Mint: Denver
Metal: Copper-plated Zinc
Series: Lincoln Cents 1959 to Date

1989-D Penny, Rd (Regular Strike) – Price Chart

If you are aware of your coin’s grade, refer to the following chart to determine its value:


If you are unsure of the grade, you can assess it based on the coin’s condition. More detailed information here.

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
Mint State6.0010,000.00900.15

Please note that the estimated values are derived from the latest data in the PCGS Price Guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. We strongly recommend reviewing actual auction records, which can be filtered by grade. For further insights, refer to our analysis report, which is based on these data.

Also, there are multiple versions of the 1989 Lincoln Cent (Modern). We recommend checking the values of these coins as well to ensure a comprehensive assessment.

Coin NameMin Circulated Price($)Max Circulated Price($)Min Uncirculated Price($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1989-S Penny, DCAM (Proof)N/AN/A1.0050.00
1989 Penny, RD (Regular Strike)N/AN/A6.003,250.00

Coins listed have various mint marks and designations indicating where they were minted and if they are special strikes. To learn more about what the different mint marks and designations mean, please refer to our Mint Mark Chart and Coin Designation Reference Chart.

1989-D Penny, Rd (Regular Strike) – Auction Chart & Report

This tool is very user-friendly. Simply select the coin grade, and our system will provide detailed information including:

  • Lowest Sale Price
  • Highest Sale Price
  • Average Sale Price
  • Most Recent Sale Price
  • Number of Sales
  • Sales Volume

You can also select different time periods for your query: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, or All time, with the default set to All time.

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Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 1989-D Penny, RD (Regular Strike) coin across various grades from MS-64 to MS-69. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-69 having the highest max price $1,023.60.

Within each grade, there is also variability in prices, likely due to factors like specific coin characteristics or market conditions at time of sale. Overall, the chart illustrates how coin grade is a key driver of value for this particular 1989-D Penny, RD (Regular Strike).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1989-D Penny, RD (Regular Strike) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 63.29% share, followed by Great Collections / David Lawrence RC with 21.52% / 12.66% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1989-D Penny, RD (Regular Strike) coin over the years. This visual representation traces the coin's value fluctuations, illustrating periods of increase, decrease, or stability in its average auction price.

Such a historical view is indispensable for collectors, investors, or researchers who are keen on comprehending the market dynamics and the coin's value trend over an extended period.

Raw Auction Records

Here are the lasted auction records from the auction history of the past years. You can filter these records by coin grade.

GradeGrade SourceSellerPrice($)Sold Date
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions384.0004/30/2023
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC150.0001/29/2023
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC90.0007/24/2022
MS-67NGCDavid Lawrence RC22.0007/24/2022
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions264.0008/29/2021
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions1,023.6008/09/2020
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC210.0004/12/2020
MS-67PCGSDavid Lawrence RC17.0003/08/2020
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions168.0007/03/2019
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions104.0006/19/2019
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions180.0010/17/2018
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions84.0009/12/2018
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC250.0005/14/2018
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC210.0007/10/2017
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions114.0003/28/2017
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions129.2503/14/2017
MS-67+PCGSHeritage Auctions32.0004/12/2016
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions200.9301/31/2016
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions223.2506/07/2015
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions117.5005/10/2015
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions129.2501/18/2015
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions246.7506/09/2014
MS-66NGCGreat Collections14.0006/08/2014
MS-64ANACSGreat Collections31.0004/20/2014
MS-64ANACSGreat Collections31.0004/20/2014
MS-66PCGSGreat Collections7.0003/02/2014
MS-67NGCGreat Collections30.0012/29/2013
MS-67PCGSGreat Collections10.0012/08/2013
MS-67PCGSGreat Collections15.0011/03/2013
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections171.0009/01/2013
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions212.0006/05/2013
MS-67NGCGreat Collections15.0005/19/2013
MS-66PCGSGreat Collections6.0003/24/2013
MS-67PCGSGreat Collections16.0002/10/2013
MS-66ANACSGreat Collections10.0009/23/2012
MS-67PCGSGreat Collections19.0009/09/2012
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections198.0008/12/2012
MS-67NGCGreat Collections10.0008/12/2012
MS-67PCGSGreat Collections12.0004/08/2012
MS-67NGCGreat Collections7.0002/26/2012
MS-67PCGSDavid Lawrence RC18.0007/14/2011
MS-68PCGSBowers & Merena345.0006/17/2010
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions32.0008/05/2009
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions460.0007/01/2009
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0005/13/2009
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions35.0005/06/2009
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions35.0004/15/2009
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions18.0004/01/2009
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions276.0002/01/2009
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions98.0012/04/2008
MS-68PCGSBowers & Merena400.0011/01/2008
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions33.0009/29/2008
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions196.0009/24/2008
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions690.0008/11/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0007/28/2008
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0004/02/2008
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions27.0003/31/2008
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions14.0002/20/2008
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions374.0002/04/2008
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions19.0012/10/2007
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions374.0002/19/2007
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions23.0009/25/2006
MS-66NGCDavid Lawrence RC16.0006/26/2006
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions150.0006/05/2006
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions25.0005/10/2006
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions14.0004/09/2006
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0004/09/2006
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0004/09/2006
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions184.0001/09/2006
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions184.0008/01/2005
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC16.0006/13/2005
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions920.0005/04/2005
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions42.0011/08/2004
MS-65+PCGSHeritage Auctions10.0010/13/2004
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions155.0008/23/2004
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions23.0012/24/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions150.0007/30/2003
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions18.0006/18/2003
MS-64ANACSHeritage Auctions70.0005/25/2000