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1975 ONE CENT

PCGS No: 2977

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 5,451,476,142
Proofs: 
0

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:
In 1996, Coin World revealed that 66 1975 Cents had been struck in Aluminum.

The finest Uncirculated Red examples graded by PCGS are 33 MS-67RD's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
Coin World, March 5, 2001, p. 85

"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service