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1978-D ONE CENT

PCGS No: 2989

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 4,280,233,400
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: "D" (for Denver, CO) below the date   

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63BN.

The finest Uncirculated Red examples graded by PCGS are 15 MS-67RD's.

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