1953 1C, BN (Regular Strike)

Series: Lincoln Cents 1909-1958

PCGS MS65BN

PCGS MS65BN

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PCGS MS65BN

PCGS MS65BN

PCGS MS64BN

PCGS MS64BN

PCGS #:
2804
Designer:
Victor David Brenner
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
19.00 millimeters
Weight:
3.11 grams
Mintage:
256,755,000
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - PCGS Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 25,600,000 R-1.0 26 / 143 TIE 29 / 146 TIE
60 or Better 5,000 R-4.0 67 / 143 TIE 69 / 146 TIE
65 or Better 2,500 R-4.5 57 / 143 TIE 57 / 146 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 25,600,000
60 or Better 5,000
65 or Better 2,500
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-1.0
60 or Better R-4.0
65 or Better R-4.5
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 26 / 143 TIE
60 or Better 67 / 143 TIE
65 or Better 57 / 143 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 29 / 146 TIE
60 or Better 69 / 146 TIE
65 or Better 57 / 146 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 Common
#1 Common
Jaime Hernandez:

The 1953-P Lincoln cent is one of the most difficult P mint mark cents from 1909 to date to find in MS66 grades or higher. There are actually more 1909 V.D.B. Lincoln cents in MS66 grades and higher, than there are 1953-P Lincoln cents.

The typical 1953-P Lincoln cent is found with nicks and scratches, primarily in the fields. Even nice examples will usually have minor carbon spots along with some discoloration. Almost all 1953-P Lincoln cents lack full vibrant luster.

MS66 Grade: There are approximately 400 - 500 examples in MS66 Red in existence.

MS67 Grade: 1953-P Lincoln cents in MS67 Red grades are almost unheard of and probably less than 5 total examples exist in MS67 Red grade or higher.