1979-D 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 MS67RD

PCGS MS67RD

PCGS #:
2998
Designer:
Victor David Brenner/Frank Gasparro
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
19.00 millimeters
Weight:
3.11 grams
Mintage:
4,139,357,254
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 827,871,450 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
60 or Better 82,787,145 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
65 or Better 8,278,714 R-1.0 15 / 48 TIE 48 / 95 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 827,871,450
60 or Better 82,787,145
65 or Better 8,278,714
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 1979-D Lincoln Cent was mass produced. It's mintage is over 4.1 billion, so more than half the people on earth can own one. Examples up to MS66 can easily be found or purchased. In MS67 condition they are scarce. Anything grading higher is very scarce to rare.