1945 Wheat Penny - The 1945 Wheat Penny is a worthy addition to any collection, which allows the value of your vintage coin collection to grow. Wheat Pennies are one of the most recognizable pennies in the world today. No matter whether you are starting a collection or adding to an existing collection, the 1945 Wheat Penny is a nice addition. There are multiple coins available. The Wheat Penny has an important history to United States coinage. You can hold these sought after coins in the palm of your hands.