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Why Buy This MS66 RD 1938 Lincoln Cent?
The Lincoln cent is still in production today, and these coins are very widely collected. The series began in 1909 when the Lincoln design replaced the Indian Head design. The Lincoln cent offered here was struck in 1938 at the Philadelphia Mint. There were 156,682,000 of these minted.
Exquisite Designs by Brenner
On the obverse, an impressive portrait of Abraham Lincoln is displayed. Lincoln is facing the right and has finely detailed hair. This design is the work of Victor David Brenner. If you're looking for the date, it's located on this side of the coin to the right of Lincoln.
The reverse shows the face value at the center of the design. This side is also inscribed with "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." A pair of wheat ears is also included in this design.
MS66 RD from NGC
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation was selected to grade this coin. On their 70 point grading scale, it was given the grade of Mint State 66 for its gem uncirculated condition. It also received the Red designation for its original mint color.
Order while you have the chance, this NGC MS66 RD 1938 Lincoln cent could be yours.
This 1938 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:||1938|
|Weight in Grams:||3.11 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Right-Facing Lincoln|
|Reverse Design:||Denomination Between Wheat Stalks|
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