1978-D 1C, RD (Regular Strike)

Series: Lincoln Cents 1959 to Date

PCGS MS67RD

PCGS MS67RD

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PCGS MS66+RD

PCGS MS66+RD

PCGS MS66RD

PCGS MS66RD

PCGS #:
2989
Designer:
Victor David Brenner/Frank Gasparro
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
19.00 millimeters
Weight:
3.11 grams
Mintage:
4,280,233,400
Mint:
Denver
Metal:
95% Copper, 5% Zinc
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
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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 856,046,680 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
60 or Better 85,604,668 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
65 or Better 8,560,466 R-1.0 15 / 48 TIE 48 / 95 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 856,046,680
60 or Better 85,604,668
65 or Better 8,560,466
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
Jaime Hernandez:

The 1978-D Lincoln Cent is very common and can be found in circulation very easily. Over 4 billion examples were produced making it very easy to obtain in most grades. It is only scarce in MS67 and anything grading higher is considered rare.