As of May, 2024, a 1929 Penny, RB in uncirculated specimen can be valued between $16.00 and $260.00, 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 $104.00 in the 01/16/2023 by renowned auctioneer Heritage Auctions, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: Victor David Brenner
Edge: Plain
Diameter: 19.00 millimeters
Weight: 3.11 grams
Mintage: 185,262,000
Mint: Philadelphia
Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc
Series: Lincoln Cents 1909-1958

1929 Penny, Rb (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 State16.00260.0069.73

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 1929 Lincoln Cent (Wheat Reverse). 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($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1929 Penny, BN (Regular Strike)1.0011.0015.00100.00
1929-D Penny, BN (Regular Strike)1.0026.0028.00400.00
1929-S Penny, BN (Regular Strike)1.0028.0030.00550.00
1929-S Penny, RB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A35.001,000.00
1929-S Penny, RD (Regular Strike)N/AN/A50.0065,000.00
1929 Penny, RD (Regular Strike)N/AN/A22.005,500.00
1929-D Penny, RB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A35.00500.00
1929-S/S Penny RPM FS-501, RD (Regular Strike)N/AN/A185.0027,500.00
1929-D Penny, RD (Regular Strike)N/AN/A40.009,500.00

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.

1929 Penny, Rb (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 1929 Penny, RB (Regular Strike) coin across various grades from MS-62 to MS-66. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-65 having the highest max price $104.00.

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 1929 Penny, RB (Regular Strike).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1929 Penny, RB (Regular Strike) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 66.67% share, followed by David Lawrence RC / Great Collections with 17.78% / 13.33% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1929 Penny, RB (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-65PCGSHeritage Auctions104.0001/16/2023
MS-63PCGSDavid Lawrence RC25.0010/20/2019
MS-63PCGSDavid Lawrence RC20.0008/04/2019
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions41.0001/16/2018
MS-64PCGSDavid Lawrence RC35.0001/08/2018
MS-65+PCGSHeritage Auctions41.0007/04/2017
MS-65NGCDavid Lawrence RC60.0005/08/2017
MS-65NGCDavid Lawrence RC70.0009/05/2016
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions69.0007/12/2016
MS-63PCGSGreat Collections34.0012/14/2014
MS-65+NGCGreat Collections43.0005/11/2014
MS-64NGCGreat Collections29.0103/16/2014
MS-64PCGSGreat Collections27.0012/08/2013
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions26.0007/22/2013
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions28.0007/08/2013
MS-65+PCGSHeritage Auctions36.0004/08/2013
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions36.0011/26/2012
MS-63PCGSGreat Collections11.0009/09/2012
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions34.0006/18/2012
MS-64PCGSGreat Collections31.0006/03/2012
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions47.0004/09/2012
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions32.0011/07/2011
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions50.0005/30/2011
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions53.0005/17/2010
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions32.0007/15/2009
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions62.0007/15/2009
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions79.0006/24/2009
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions38.0006/17/2009
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions33.0004/01/2009
MS-64NGCDavid Lawrence RC25.0012/15/2008
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions37.0009/29/2008
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions29.0009/15/2008
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions81.0009/01/2008
MS-63PCGSDavid Lawrence RC13.0004/04/2005
MS-65+PCGSDavid Lawrence RC69.0002/14/2005
MS-62ANACSHeritage Auctions26.0005/26/2004
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions26.0004/14/2004
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions48.0001/21/2004
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions27.0011/26/2003
MS-64ANACSHeritage Auctions22.0006/25/2003
MS-64ANACSHeritage Auctions23.0001/29/2003
MS-65+PCGSHeritage Auctions25.0009/12/2001
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions46.0004/26/2001
MS-65+ICGHeritage Auctions33.0010/12/2000
MS-64NONEB. Max Mehl0.2006/01/1941