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Why Purchase This MS66 RD 1936 Lincoln Cent?
The Lincoln cent is one of the most well-known and widely collected U.S. coins. They're still being struck by the U.S. Mint today, but this series began in 1909. In 1936, this Lincoln cent was struck at the Philadelphia Mint. It had a mintage of 309,632,000 pieces. This figure is moderate compared to other years of the series.
Lincoln Wheat Cent Design
The date is inscribed on the obverse. It can be found in the right portion of the design. This side of the coin displays Victor David Brenner's portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
The reverse is inscribed with "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "ONE CENT," and "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." Brenner's Wheat Ear design is displayed on this side. Both wheat ears feature a high level of detail.
NGC Certified MS66 RD
When copper coins are submitted for certification, they receive a color designation in addition to their grade. This cent received the Red designation from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation, meaning that it retains its original mint red color. Since it is in gem uncirculated condition, it was awarded the grade of Mint State 66.
Make this NGC MS66 RD 1936 Lincoln cent a part of your collection while you have the opportunity.
|Year of Issue:||1936|
|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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