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1959-D ONE CENT -
MEMORIAL REVERSE
(See also 1959-D One Cent -
Wheat Ears Reverse
)

PCGS No: 2857

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,279,760,000
Proofs: 
0

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: "D" (for Denver, Colorado) below the date

Notes:
The finest Red examples graded by PCGS are 29 MS-67RD's.

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