Jaime Hernandez: The 1916 Proof Lincoln cent is the lowest mintage coin in the Matte Proof Lincoln cent series.
Red: The 1916 Proof Lincoln is also the most difficult coin to find with complete Red surfaces for the Matte Proof Lincoln cent series. It is even tougher to find that the 1909 V.D.B. Proof in Red. Several of the 1916 Proof Lincoln cents in Red also tend to come with some spotting, or discoloration, possibly due to improper storage right after after the coins were struck.