How much is a 1999 penny is worth?
CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1999 Lincoln Penny value at an average of 1 cent, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $1.
Is the 1999 penny rare?
You may not have a 1999 Wide AM penny, but you're probably still curious what your “regular” 1999 penny is worth. If your 1999 penny is worn, it's worth face value — or 1 cent. However, 1999 pennies that are uncirculated (or, as some might say, “mint condition” or “Mint State”) are worth more.
Why is it bad to clean old coins?
In general, old coins should not be cleaned. While you might think that getting all the years of dirt and grime off a coin would make it more valuable, the opposite is actually true! By cleaning a coin, you may actually damage it and decrease its value. At worst, you could permanently damage the coin.]]>