1974 1C, RD (Regular Strike)

Series: Lincoln Cents 1959 to Date

PCGS MS68RD

PCGS MS68RD

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PCGS MS67+RD

PCGS MS67+RD

PCGS MS67+RD

PCGS MS67+RD

PCGS #:
2971
Designer:
Victor David Brenner/Frank Gasparro
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
19.00 millimeters
Weight:
3.11 grams
Mintage:
4,232,140,523
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
95% Copper, 5% 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 634,821,078 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
60 or Better 63,482,107 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
65 or Better 6,348,210 R-1.0 15 / 48 TIE 48 / 95 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 634,821,078
60 or Better 63,482,107
65 or Better 6,348,210
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-1.0
60 or Better R-1.0
65 or Better R-1.0
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 10 / 48 TIE
60 or Better 10 / 48 TIE
65 or Better 15 / 48 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 11 / 95 TIE
60 or Better 11 / 95 TIE
65 or Better 48 / 95 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67RD PCGS grade
1 MS67RD PCGS grade
1 MS67RD PCGS grade
1 MS67RD PCGS grade
1 MS67RD PCGS grade
1 MS67RD PCGS grade
1 MS67RD PCGS grade
1 MS67RD PCGS grade
1 MS67RD PCGS grade
1 MS67RD PCGS grade
#1 MS67RD PCGS grade
#1 MS67RD PCGS grade
#1 MS67RD PCGS grade
#1 MS67RD PCGS grade
#1 MS67RD PCGS grade
#1 MS67RD PCGS grade
#1 MS67RD PCGS grade
#1 MS67RD PCGS grade
#1 MS67RD PCGS grade
#1 MS67RD PCGS grade
Jaime Hernandez:

The 1974-P Lincoln Cent can still be found in circulation. As of 2020, Uncirculated examples can still be purchased in rolls or even in sealed bags. Examples up to MS66 are very common. Only examples grading MS67 or higher are scarce.