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1959 ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2854, 3386, 83386, 93386

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 609,715,000
Proofs: 
1,149,291

Designer: Obverse by Victor David Brenner; reverse by Frank Gasparro

Diameter: 19 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 95%
Tin and Zinc - 5%

Weight: 48 grains (3.11 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) below the date

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated Red examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-67RD's.

The finest Proof Red examples graded by PCGS are 17 PR-68's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 8 PR-69's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-69's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service