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1965 ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2896

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,497,224,900
Proofs: 
2,360,000

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 Red examples graded by PCGS are 8 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated "Special Mint State" Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-65RB's.

The finest Uncirculated "Special Mint State" Red example graded by PCGS is a single MS-69RD.

The finest Uncirculated Cameo "Special Mint State" examples graded by PCGS are 2 MSCA-66's.

The finest Uncirculated Deep Cameo "Special Mint State" examples graded by PCGS are 2 MSDC-65's.

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