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1943-D 1C (Regular Strike)

Series: Lincoln Cents 1909-1958

PCGS MS68+

PCGS MS68+

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PCGS MS68

PCGS MS68

PCGS MS68

PCGS MS68

PCGS #:
2714
Designer:
Victor David Brenner
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
19.00 millimeters
Weight:
2.70 grams
Mintage:
217,660,000
Mint:
Denver
Metal:
Zinc-coated Steel
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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 21,000,000 R-1.0 2 / 4 TIE 2 / 4 TIE
60 or Better 48,000 R-2.5 4 / 4 4 / 4
65 or Better 24,000 R-2.7 3 / 4 TIE 3 / 4 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 21,000,000
60 or Better 48,000
65 or Better 24,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-1.0
60 or Better R-2.5
65 or Better R-2.7
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 2 / 4 TIE
60 or Better 4 / 4
65 or Better 3 / 4 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 2 / 4 TIE
60 or Better 4 / 4
65 or Better 3 / 4 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade
MS68 PCGS grade #1 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
Jaime Hernandez:

In 1943 the U.S. Mint struck Steel Lincoln Cents at Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco. Most coins came in exceptional quality with many of them being hoarded from circulation since they appeared different than copper cents.

The 1943-D Lincoln Cent is still abundant in circulated grades and even low Uncirculated grades. In MS65 - MS67 condition they usually sell as singles, with most higher graded examples already being certified. In MS67 they are traded frequently and even in MS68. In MS68 condition they are very scarce and highly desired. There are possibly less than 200 examples that exist in MS68 with none being known in any higher condition.