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1960 ONE CENT

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 586,405,000
Proofs: 
1,691,602

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, PA) below the date

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated "Large Date" Red example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67RD.

The finest Uncirculated "Small Date" Red examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67RD's.

The finest Proof "Large Date" Red examples graded by PCGS are 12 PR-69's.  The finest Proof "Large Date" Cameo  example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-70.  The finest Proof "Large Date" Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 9 PRDC-69's.

The finest Proof "Small Date " Red examples graded by PCGS are 5 PR-69's.  The finest Proof "Small Date" Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 13 PR-68's.  The finest Proof "Small Date" Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 9 PR-68's.

The finest Proof "Large Date/Small Date" Red example graded by PCGS is a single PR-69.

The finest Proof "Small Date/Large Date" Red example graded by PCGS is a single PR-68RD.

The finest Proof Cameo "Small Date/Large Date" example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-67.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo "Small Date/Large Date" example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-66.

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