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1974-D 1C, RD (Regular Strike)

Series: Lincoln Cents 1959 to Date

PCGS MS67+RD

PCGS MS67+RD

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PCGS MS67+RD

PCGS MS67+RD

PCGS MS67+RD

PCGS MS67+RD

PCGS #:
2974
Designer:
Victor David Brenner/Frank Gasparro
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
19.00 millimeters
Weight:
3.11 grams
Mintage:
4,235,098,000
Mint:
Denver
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 635,264,700 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
60 or Better 63,526,470 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
65 or Better 6,352,647 R-1.0 15 / 48 TIE 48 / 95 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 635,264,700
60 or Better 63,526,470
65 or Better 6,352,647
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 MS68RD PCGS grade
2 MS67RD PCGS grade
2 MS67RD PCGS grade
2 MS67RD PCGS grade
2 MS67RD PCGS grade
2 MS67RD PCGS grade
2 MS67RD PCGS grade
2 MS67RD PCGS grade
2 MS67RD PCGS grade
2 MS67RD PCGS grade
#1 MS68RD PCGS grade
#2 MS67RD PCGS grade
#2 MS67RD PCGS grade
#2 MS67RD PCGS grade
#2 MS67RD PCGS grade
#2 MS67RD PCGS grade
#2 MS67RD PCGS grade
#2 MS67RD PCGS grade
#2 MS67RD PCGS grade
#2 MS67RD PCGS grade
Jaime Hernandez:

The 1974-D Lincoln Cent is very common. The Mint struck over 4.2 billion examples that every Lincoln Cent collector can own many of them. In circulated grades up to MS66 they are common. In MS67 they are much scarcer overall. In MS68 or higher they are considered rare.