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1956 ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2836, 3377, 83377, 93377

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 420,745,000
Proofs: 
669,384

Designer: Victor David Brenner

Diameter: 19 millimeters

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

Weight: 48 grains (3.1 grams)

Edge: Plain

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

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated Red examples graded by PCGS are 7 MS-67RD's.

The finest Proof Red examples graded by PCGS are 22 PR-68RD's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 15 PR-68's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-68's.

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

 
 

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