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1940-S Lincoln Cent. MS-68 RD (PCGS).

Original Lot at Stack's Bowers

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Firm Sale Type Name Date Notes Lot
Stack's Bowers Auction October 2018 Baltimore U.S. Coins Auction Oct-2018 Nearly Perfect 1940-S Lincoln Cent Tied for Finest Known 1940-S Lincoln Cent. MS-68 RD (PCGS). A exceptional example of this San Francisco issue with shades of peach and burgundy at the centers while lavender and golden hues adorn the border. The luster is uniform and unbroken throughout, blanketing the fields and devices with a fine, satiny texture. The typical softness is seen at the O of ONE and at AM of AMERICA, though there are no post-mint blemishes to note. From the nearly 113 million coins struck for the year, this specimen has emerges as one of the very finest two coins in existence. It sits on the top of the PCGS Population Report, tied with one other example at the MS-68 Red grade. A truly significant opportunity for advanced specialists in the Lincoln series. PCGS Population: 2; none finer. PCGS# 2692. NGC ID: 22DV. Click here for certification details from PCGS.

PCGS Set Registry

This coin is currently in the Set Registry inventory of DLH and is featured in one or more sets, including D. L. Hansen.