The Survival Estimate represents an average of one or more experts' opinions as to how many examples survive of a particular coin in three categories: 1) all grades, 2) 60 or better, and 3) 65 or better. These estimates are based on a variety of sources, including population reports, auction appearances, and personal knowledge. Survival estimates include coins that are raw, certified by PCGS, and certified by other grading services.
Numismatic Rarity converts the Survival Estimate for a particular coin into a number from 1 to 10 (with decimal increments) based on the PCGS Rarity Scale. The higher the number, the more rare the coin.
Relative Rarity By Type
Relative Rarity By Type ranks the rarity of this coin with all other coins of this Type. Lower numbers indicate rarer coins.
Relative Rarity By Series
Relative Rarity By Series ranks the rarity of this coin with all other coins of this Series. Lower numbers indicate rarer coins.
The 1910 is the highest mintage 1909 to 1915 Lincoln cent. As you might expect, this coin is readily available in both circulated and mint state grades. Full red original mint state examples show up in quantity from time to time, remnants of original rolls that were saved at the time of issue. The 1910 is available is full red Gem MS65 condition. Superb Gem MS66 examples are rare, and only a few Superb Gem full red MS67 examples are known. Most 1910s are well struck. Color is often of the lighter redish-brown hue.
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