1955 1C Doubled Die Obverse, RB (Regular Strike)

Series: Lincoln Cents 1909-1958

PCGS MS65RB

PCGS MS65RB

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OBVIOUS DOUBLING

OBVIOUS DOUBLING

PCGS MS65RB

PCGS MS65RB

PCGS #:
2826
Designer:
Victor David Brenner
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
19.00 millimeters
Weight:
3.11 grams
Mintage:
33,058,000
Mint:
Philadelphia
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 2,250 R-4.5 43 / 143 TIE 44 / 146 TIE
60 or Better 2,250 R-4.5 43 / 143 TIE 44 / 146 TIE
65 or Better 75 R-8.2 9 / 143 TIE 9 / 146 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 2,250
60 or Better 2,250
65 or Better 75
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.5
60 or Better R-4.5
65 or Better R-8.2
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 43 / 143 TIE
60 or Better 43 / 143 TIE
65 or Better 9 / 143 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 44 / 146 TIE
60 or Better 44 / 146 TIE
65 or Better 9 / 146 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS65RB PCGS grade
1 MS65RB PCGS grade
1 MS65RB PCGS grade
1 MS65RB PCGS grade
1 MS65RB PCGS grade
1 MS65RB estimated grade
7 MS64RB PCGS grade
7 MS64RB PCGS grade
7 MS64RB PCGS grade
7 MS64RB PCGS grade
#1 MS65RB PCGS grade
#1 MS65RB PCGS grade
#1 MS65RB PCGS grade
#1 MS65RB PCGS grade
#1 MS65RB PCGS grade
#1 MS65RB estimated grade
#7 MS64RB PCGS grade
#7 MS64RB PCGS grade
#7 MS64RB PCGS grade
#7 MS64RB PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

Beware of counterfeits! A new "Bay Area" counterfeit mimics the die polishing lines found on a genuine 1955 Doubled Die, but the surfaces and the edge display mico-porosity which is NOT characteristic of a genuine example.

Sources and/or recommended reading: "1955 Doubled Die Cent - New Bay Area Fake Type Surfaces" by Michael Fahey, COIN WORLD, June 7, 2010, p. 44