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Why Add This MS66 RD 1930 Lincoln Cent to Your Collection?
The Lincoln cent is among the most well-known U.S. coins. They were introduced in 1909 as a replacement for the Indian Head cent. The design on the reverse has changed on several occasions, but the Lincoln cent is still in production today. This Lincoln cent was struck in 1930 at the Philadelphia Mint. It had a moderate mintage of 157,415,000 pieces.
Obverse and Reverse Designs by Brenner
Abraham Lincoln is depicted on the obverse. This portrait of Lincoln features a high level of detail. The fine features of his face and hair can be seen clearly. Victor David Brenner created the obverse and reverse designs for this coin.
The reverse of this coin displays what many know as the Wheat Ears design. It shows 2 wheat ears along with the face value and some inscriptions.
Certified MS66 RD by NGC
This specimen was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation for grading and encapsulation. On their 70 point grading scale, it was awarded the grade of Mint State 66 for its gem uncirculated condition. Since this Lincoln cent still displays its original red color, it was given the Red designation.
Don't miss out, order this NGC MS66 RD 1930 Lincoln cent while you can.
This 1930 Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||1930|
|Weight in Grams:||3.1104 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Right-Facing Lincoln|
|Reverse Design:||Denomination Between Wheat Stalks|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Victor D. Brenner|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Victor D. Brenner|
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