1910-S 1C, BN (Regular Strike)

Series: Lincoln Cents 1909-1958

PCGS MS65+BN

PCGS MS65+BN

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PCGS MS65BN

PCGS MS65BN

PCGS MS65BN

PCGS MS65BN

PCGS #:
2438
Designer:
Victor David Brenner
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
19.00 millimeters
Weight:
3.11 grams
Mintage:
6,045,000
Mint:
San Francisco
Metal:
95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 600,000 R-1.5 18 / 143 TIE 21 / 146 TIE
60 or Better 3,000 R-4.4 49 / 143 TIE 51 / 146 TIE
65 or Better 1,200 R-4.9 48 / 143 TIE 48 / 146 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 600,000
60 or Better 3,000
65 or Better 1,200
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-1.5
60 or Better R-4.4
65 or Better R-4.9
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 18 / 143 TIE
60 or Better 49 / 143 TIE
65 or Better 48 / 143 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 21 / 146 TIE
60 or Better 51 / 146 TIE
65 or Better 48 / 146 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

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David Hall:

The 1910-S has long been considered a semi-key date in circulated grades, as have all 1909-1915 S-Mint Lincolns. The mintages of these earliest Lincoln cent S-Mints is considerably lower (with the exception of the key date 1914-D) than all of the Denver and Philadelphia issues. In circulated grades, the1910-S is about the equal of the 1913-S, and those two are the easiest of the 1909-1915 S-Mints to find in circulated grades.

In Gem full red MS65 or better condition, the 1910-S is far more plentiful than any of the other early S-Mints, though it is relatively scarce. In fact, you have to go all the way to 1930 to find a S-Mint that's easier to find in Gem condition than the 1910-S. This issue is usually found with a decent strike. The color on original coins is often more light reddish-brown than "red-red."