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1 Cent "Steel Cent"

1 Cent "Steel Cent" -  obverse 1 Cent "Steel Cent" -  reverse

Features

Country United States
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1943
Value 1 Cent (0.01 USD)
Metal Zinc coated Steel
Weight 2.70 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 132a, Schön# 130a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Profile of President Abraham Lincoln

Lettering:
IN GOD WE TRUST
LIBERTY
1943
VDB

Engraver: Victor David Brenner

Victor David Brenner was a Litvak-American sculptor, engraver, and medalist known primarily as the designer of the United States Lincoln Cent.

Reverse

Two wheat ears

Lettering:
E·PLURIBUS·UNUM
ONE CENT
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Engraver: Victor David Brenner

Victor David Brenner was a Litvak-American sculptor, engraver, and medalist known primarily as the designer of the United States Lincoln Cent.

Edge

Smooth

1 Cent "Steel Cent"

© Cyrillius

Comments

The 1944 steel coated zinc cent is a "Transitional Error" which occurred during the changeover from steel coated zinc back to bronze. The most noticeable variety in this year of steel cents is the 1943-D with the prominent doubled mint-mark. There is another variety that is often overlooked, the 1943-S with inverted mint-mark.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1943  684,628,670 0.25 0.49 0.39 0.66 0.99 1.14 4.92
1943 D 217,660,000 0.23 0.37 0.40 0.88 1.94 0.84 4.85
1943 D boldly doubled mintmark
1943 S 191,550,000 0.45 0.75 0.51 0.75 1.07 1.45 4.85

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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