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1 Cent "Lincoln Memorial Cent"

1 Cent "Lincoln Memorial Cent" -  obverse 1 Cent "Lincoln Memorial Cent" -  reverse

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Features

Country United States
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1959-1982
Value 1 Cent (0.01 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Bronze (Cu 95%, Zn or Sn)
Weight 3.11 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 201,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 202
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in right profile of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States from 1861 to 1865, is accompanied with the lettering "LIBERTY" and the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST"

NOTE: Cents dated 1968-1974 bearing an "S" mintmark are most likely not proofs. The San Francisco Mint struck this coin for circulation as well as all proofs for this type. "S" cents dated 1975 and later are always proofs.

Lettering:
IN GOD WE TRUST
LIBERTY
1962
D

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

The Lincoln Memorial is surrounded with the face value in full, the lettering : "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and the motto : "E • PLURIBUS • UNUM •"

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E • PLURIBUS
• UNUM •
FG
ONE CENT

Engraver: Frank Gasparro

Frank Gasparro was the tenth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, holding this position from February 23, 1965 to January 16, 1981. Before that, he was Assistant Engraver. He designed both sides of the Susan B.

Edge

Smooth

1 Cent "Lincoln Memorial Cent"

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1959  609,715,000 0.11 0.06 0.22 0.15 0.88
1959  1,149,291 Proof
1959 D 1,279,760,000 0.07 0.09 0.28 0.22 0.98 0.77
1960  0.11 1.63 large date, high "9"
1960  1,691,602 Proof
1960  586,405,000 0.05 0.10 0.32 0.14 small date, low "9"
1960 D 0.32 0.28 1.35 large date, high "9"
1960 D small "D" over large date
1960 D 1,580,884,000 0.08 0.20 0.13 0.10 0.77 small date, low "9"
1961  753,345,000 0.08 0.06 0.11 0.12 0.77
1961  3,028,244 1.14 Proof
1961 D 1,753,266,700 0.09 0.08 0.21 0.10 0.10 0.77
1962  606,045,000 0.09 0.10 0.13 0.09 0.60
1962  3,218,019 2.28 Proof
1962 D 1,793,148,140 0.09 0.06 0.15 0.20 0.50 0.20
1963  754,110,000 0.03 0.07 0.29 0.14 0.20
1963  3,075,645 Proof
1963 D 1,774,020,400 0.08 0.23 0.21 0.22 0.35
1964  2,648,575,000 0.03 0.09 0.07 0.11 0.13 0.78 0.20
1964  3,950,762 1.99 Proof
1964 D 3,799,071,500 0.04 0.17 0.26 0.14 0.57 0.77
1965  1,497,224,900 0.03 0.09 0.10 0.14 0.10 0.85
1965  2,360,000 2.97 SMS (Special Mint Set) proof-like
1966  2,188,147,783 0.09 0.09 0.13 0.14
1966  2,261,583 SMS (Special Mint Set) proof-like
1967  3,048,667,100 0.02 0.10 0.07 0.13 0.14 0.08 1.16
1967  1,863,344 1.84 SMS (Special Mint Set) proof-like
1968  1,707,880,970 0.04 0.12 0.14 0.14 0.96
1968 D 2,886,269,600 0.02 0.11 0.12 0.14 0.26 0.57
1968 S 258,270,001 0.04 0.54
1968 S 3,041,506 Proof
1969  1,136,910,000 0.08 0.10 0.12 0.14 0.87
1969 D 4,002,832,200 0.06 0.10 0.15 0.17 0.49
1969 S 544,375,000 0.08 0.39 0.10 0.55
1969 S doubled die obverse; very rare
1969 S 2,934,631 3.44 Proof
1970  1,898,315,000 0.09 0.04 0.08 0.18 0.13 0.77
1970 D 2,891,438,900 0.03 0.12 0.19 0.16 0.18
1970 S doubled die obverse
1970 S 690,560,004 0.04 0.32 0.37 0.43 1.35 large date, low "7"
1970 S 2,632,810 Proof
1970 S 0.10 0.33 small date, level "7"
1971  1,919,490,000 0.02 0.06 0.06 0.12 0.14 0.39
1971 D 2,911,045,600 0.29 0.07 0.15 0.11 0.14 0.49
1971 S 525,133,459 0.09 0.07 0.10 0.29 0.88
1971 S doubled die obverse; very rare
1971 S 3,220,733 Proof
1972  2,933,255,000 0.06 0.04 0.25 0.12 0.20 0.28
1972  doubled die obverse (of "IN GOD WE TRUST"); very rare
1972 D 2,665,071,400 0.04 0.04 0.13 0.14 0.64
1972 S 376,939,108 0.08 0.11 0.55 1.35
1972 S 3,260,996 0.68 Proof
1973  3,728,245,000 0.03 0.04 0.10 0.13 0.17 0.76
1973 D 3,549,576,588 0.06 0.07 0.06 0.12 0.13 0.46
1973 S 317,177,295 0.14 0.69
1973 S 2,760,339 1.37 Proof
1974  4,232,140,523 0.04 0.09 0.11 0.10 0.04 0.30
1974 D 4,235,098,000 0.07 0.09 0.11 0.53 0.10 0.50
1974 S 409,426,660 0.07 0.12 0.28 0.06 0.42
1974 S 2,612,568 Proof
1975  5,451,476,142 0.03 0.06 0.10 0.13 0.14 0.53
1975 D 4,505,275,300 0.11 0.07 0.17 0.14 0.63
1975 S 2,845,450 2.99 Proof
1976  4,674,292,426 0.05 0.04 0.12 0.14 0.43
1976 D 4,221,592,455 0.08 0.13 0.11 0.15 0.40
1976 S 4,149,730 0.75 Proof
1977  4,469,930,000 0.07 0.09 0.15 0.14 0.14
1977 D 4,194,062,300 0.09 0.11 0.14 0.07 0.78
1977 S 3,251,152 0.20 Proof
1978  5,558,605,000 0.08 0.10 0.11 0.14 1.22
1978 D 4,280,233,400 0.15 0.17 0.13 0.17
1978 S 3,127,781 1.21 Proof
1979  6,018,515,000 0.10 0.11 0.11 0.14 0.08 0.23
1979 D 4,139,357,254 0.03 0.04 0.09 0.12 0.10 0.13
1979 S 3,677,175 Type 1 Proof (filled "S")
1979 S Type 2 Proof (clear "S")
1980  7,414,705,000 0.09 0.07 0.13 0.14 0.15 0.46
1980 D 5,140,098,660 0.06 0.13 0.11 0.10 0.13 0.39
1980 S 3,554,806 0.97 Proof
1981  7,491,750,000 0.06 0.09 0.12 0.17 0.50
1981 D 5,373,235,677 0.04 0.08 0.09 0.12 0.11 0.08 0.50
1981 S 4,063,083 2.86 Type 1 Proof (filled "S")
1981 S 1.00 Type 2 Proof (clear "S")
1982  10,712,525,000 0.03 0.09 0.07 0.10 0.10 0.37 0.92 large date
1982  0.04 0.12 0.09 0.13 0.87 small date
1982 D 6,012,979,368 0.05 0.14 0.11 0.20 0.07 0.92 large date
1982 S 3,857,479 1.46 Proof

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