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1998 ONE CENT

PCGS No: 3148

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 5,032,200,000
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 16 MS-68RD's.

The finest Uncirculated "Wide Am" Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63RB.

The finest Uncirculated "Wide Am" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63BN.

The finest Uncirculated "Wide Am" Red examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-67RD's.

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