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1971-S ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2947, 3434, 83434, 93434

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 525,133,459
Proofs: 
3,220,733

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: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) below the date

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65RB.

The finest Uncirculated Red examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-67RD's.

The finest Proof Red examples graded by PCGS are 6 PR-69RD's.

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

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 4 PR-69's.

The finest Proof "Doubled Die" Red example is a single PR-68RD.

The finest Proof Cameo "Doubled Die" example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-68.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo 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