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1972-S ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2959, 3437, 83437, 93437

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 376,939,108
Proofs: 
3,260,996

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 examples graded by PCGS are 7 MS-67RD's.

The finest Proof Red examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-70RD's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 12 PRCA-68's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 50 PRDC-69's.

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