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1972 1C Doubled Die Obverse, RD (Regular Strike)

Series: Lincoln Cents 1959 to Date

PCGS MS67+RD

PCGS MS67+RD

OBVERSE DETAIL (FS-101)

OBVERSE DETAIL (FS-101)

PCGS MS67RD

PCGS MS67RD

PCGS #:
2950
Designer:
Victor David Brenner/Frank Gasparro
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
19.00 millimeters
Weight:
3.11 grams
Mintage:
N/A
Metal:
95% Copper, 5% Zinc
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Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS67+ PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
#2 MS67+ PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
Jaime Hernandez:

The 1972-P Doubled Die Lincoln Cent Type 1 is considered one of the major varieties in the entire Lincoln cent series. There are over 10 different doubled dies for the 1972 Lincoln cent but only the Type 1 is considered major.

Variety Attribution: The 1972 Doubled Die Type 1 can be easily identified as it has strong doubling to the South West on all four digits on the date. The word LIBERTY is also doubled towards the South. The words IN GOD WE TRUST on the obverse are also strongly doubled towards the East.

This variety is very popular and it is also strong enough to see very easily with the naked eye.