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1911-D ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2444, 2445, 2446

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 12,672,000
Proofs: 
0

Designer: Victor David Brenner

Diameter: 19 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 95%
Tin and Zinc - 5%

Weight: 48 grains (3.11 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: "D" (for Denver) below the date

Varieties:
1911-D/S - discovered by John W. Bordner and reported in the November 6, 2001 issue of Numismatic News

Several re-punched mintmark varieties exist

Notes:
The finest Brown examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-65BN's.

The finest Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 13 MS-65RB's.

The finest Red example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67RD.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65 Red.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 354, sold for $2,185.00

NGC MS-65 Red.  Ex - Superior Galleries "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 72, sold for $718.75

MS-65 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Santa Clara Signature Sale", November 16-17, 2000, Lot 5150, not illustrated, sold for $977.50

PCGS MS-65 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8583, not illustrated, sold for $833.75  From the Mike Hughes Collection

PCGS MS-65 Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 316, illustrated, sold for $862.00

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 203, plated, sold for $402.50

PCGS MS-64 Red.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 5928, not plated, sold for $517.50

PCGS MS-64 Red.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 5929, not plated, sold for $414.00

PCGS MS-64 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7671, not illustrated, sold for $414.00

PCGS MS-64 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7672, not illustrated, sold for $373.75

NGC MS-64 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7673, not illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-64 Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 317, not illustrated, sold for $604.00

NGC MS-64 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6686,not illustrated, sold for $402.50

NGC MS-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6685,not illustrated, sold for $207.00

NGC MS-64 Brown.  Ex - Superior Galleries "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 73, sold for $92.00

MS-63 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5440, not plated, unsold

MS-62 Red.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1265, unsold

PCGS graded MS-64 Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 1368, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "A scarce date, even in this moderate grade. Excellent surfaces that show no detracting marks, and the color is especially bright. Nearly a grade better.", sold for $437.00

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

"Overmintmark Discovered On 1911-D Cent" by John W. Bordner, NUMISMATIC NEWS, page 38

 
 

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