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1983 ONE CENT

PCGS No: 3053

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 7,752,355,000
Proofs: 
0

Designer: Obverse by Victor David Brenner; reverse by Frank Gasparro

Diameter: 19 millimeters

Metal content:
Pure Copper plating over:
Zinc - 99.2%
Copper - 0.8%

Weight: 39 grains (2.5 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the date

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated Red examples graded by PCGS are 18 MS-68RD's. 

The finest Uncirculated "Doubled Die" Brown examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-63BN's.

The finest Uncirculated "Doubled Die" Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-65RB's.

The finest Uncirculated "Doubled Die" Red examples graded by PCGS are 21 MS-67RD's. 

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