1943-S ONE CENT
PCGS No: 2717
Circulation strikes: 191,550,000
Steel - 100%
coated with a thin layer of Zinc
grains (±2.7 grams)
Mintmark: "S" (for
San Francisco, California) below the date
Images courtesy of Heritage
A 1943-S Copper Cent graded NGC MS-61 Brown sold for $115,000 in Ira
and Larry Goldberg's "Dr. Jon Kardatzke" sale, February
6-8, 2000, Lot 257 (ex - Superior's "Dr. Charles Ruby"
sale, 1974 - Steve Benson, sold privately for $49,500.00 - Superior,
June 2-3, 1997, "ANACS AU-58"
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 47 MS-68's.
Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October
by The Professional Coin Grading Service