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1943-S ONE CENT

PCGS No: 2717

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 191,550,000
Proofs: 
0

Designer: Victor David Brenner

Diameter: 19 millimeters

Metal content:
Steel - 100%
coated with a thin layer of Zinc

Weight: 42.0 grains (2.7 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, California) below the date

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Notes:
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