1978-D 1C, RD MS66RD Certification #16516857, PCGS #2989

Expert Comments

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.    

Diameter
19.00 millimeters
Designer
Victor David Brenner/Frank Gasparro
Edge
Plain
Mintage
4280233400
Weight
3.11 grams
Metal Content
95% Copper, 5% Zinc
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
43
Pop Lower
406
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 856046680 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
All Grades 85604668 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
60 or Better 8560466 R-1.0 15 / 48 TIE 48 / 95 TIE