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1974-S ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2978, 3443, 83443, 93443

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 409,426,660
Proofs: 
2,612,568

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-64RB.

The finest Uncirculated Red examples graded by PCGS are 10 MS-67RD's.

The finest Proof Red examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-68RD's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-69's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 110 PRDC-69's.

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