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1997 1C, RD (Regular Strike)

Series: Lincoln Cents 1959 to Date

PCGS MS68RD

PCGS MS68RD

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PCGS MS67RD

PCGS MS67RD

PCGS MS67RD

PCGS MS67RD

PCGS #:
3145
Designer:
Victor David Brenner/Frank Gasparro
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
19.00 millimeters
Weight:
2.50 grams
Mintage:
4,622,800,000
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
Copper-plated Zinc
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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 2,100,000,000 R-1.0 2 / 47 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
60 or Better 21,000,000 R-1.0 2 / 47 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
65 or Better 210,000 R-1.8 9 / 47 TIE 18 / 95 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 2,100,000,000
60 or Better 21,000,000
65 or Better 210,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-1.0
60 or Better R-1.0
65 or Better R-1.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 2 / 47 TIE
60 or Better 2 / 47 TIE
65 or Better 9 / 47 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 11 / 95 TIE
60 or Better 11 / 95 TIE
65 or Better 18 / 95 TIE
Jaime Hernandez:

The 1997-P Lincoln Cent is fairly common, as the Philadelphia Mint struck over 4.6 billion examples for circulation. This coin can easily be found up to about MS67 condition. In MS68 condition or higher it becomes much more difficult to find.

Jaime Hernandez:

The 1997-P Lincoln Cent is fairly common, as the Philadelphia Mint struck over 4.6 billion examples for circulation. This coin can easily be found up to about MS67 condition. In MS68 condition or higher it becomes much more difficult to find.