Expert Comments

Jaime Hernandez

The 1951 Proof Lincoln Cent is one of the toughest coins to obtain from Proof Lincoln Cent series. Its mintage is relatively low compared to most other dates. Examples in PR67 are even scarcer, with few examples known in PR68 or higher. 

Diameter
19.00 millimeters
Designer
Victor David Brenner
Edge
Plain
Mintage
57500
Weight
3.11 grams
Metal Content
95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
164
Pop Lower
1070
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 30000 R-2.7 18 / 26 TIE 18 / 26 TIE
All Grades 30000 R-2.7 18 / 26 TIE 18 / 26 TIE
60 or Better 15000 R-2.9 18 / 26 TIE 18 / 26 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR68RD PCGS grade
1 PR68RD PCGS grade
1 PR68RD PCGS grade
1 PR68RD PCGS grade
1 PR68RD estimated grade