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1981-S ONE CENT

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 0
Proofs: 
4,063,083

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 Proof "Type 1" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66BN.

The finest Proof "Type 1" Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 8 PRDC-70's.

The finest Proof "Type 2" Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 64 PRDC-69's.

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