1979-D 1C, RD MS66RD Certification #90113690, PCGS #2998

Expert Comments

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. 

Diameter
19.00 millimeters
Designer
Victor David Brenner/Frank Gasparro
Edge
Plain
Mintage
4139357254
Weight
3.11 grams
Metal Content
95% Copper, 5% Zinc
Country
The United States of America
Pop Higher
29
Pop Lower
313
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 827871450 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
All Grades 82787145 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
60 or Better 8278714 R-1.0 15 / 48 TIE 48 / 95 TIE