1959 ONE CENT
PCGS Nos: 2854, 3386, 83386,
Circulation strikes: 609,715,000
by Victor David Brenner; reverse by Frank Gasparro
Copper - 95%
Tin and Zinc - 5%
grains (3.11 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) below the date
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.
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin