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1955-S Bronze Lincoln Cent PCGS MS66 Red

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1955-S Bronze Lincoln Cent PCGS MS66 RD

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Why purchase this 1955-S Bronze Lincoln Wheat Cent?

The Lincoln Cent was introduced in 1909 in honor of the 100th Anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's birth, struck with an image of Lincoln still in use today, making it the longest-running design of any U.S. circulation coinage. The original reverse Wheat Cent design was struck for the first fifty years of the series until it was replaced by the Lincoln Memorial design in 1959. This Lincoln Cent is among a mintage of 44,610,000 struck at the San Francisco Mint in 1955 from a composition of 95% copper, 5% tin and 5% zinc.

Lincoln Wheat Cent Design by Victor David Brenner

The obverse features the right-facing image of Abraham Lincoln. The inscription "IN GOD WE TRUST" sweeps above, with "LIBERTY" and "1955 S" flanking the image.

Two curving stalks of wheat are depicted on the reverse, framing the centered inscriptions "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "ONE CENT" and "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA."

Graded Mint State 66 RD by PCGS

This 1955-S Bronze Lincoln Cent is in beautiful condition, graded Mint State 66 by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). The coin will exhibit an above average strike along with just a few scuffs or contact marks, with full original mint luster and outstanding eye appeal. The coin is protected in a labeled PCGS holder bearing the additional designation of RD, indicating that the coin retains more than 95% of its original gorgeous red color.

Add this impressively graded 1955-S Bronze Lincoln Wheat Cent to your collection today!



This 1955-S Bronze Lincoln Cent PCGS 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:1955
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:S
Branch:San Francisco
Grading Service:PCGS
Grade:MS66
Color:Red
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Bronze
Weight in Grams:3.110 g
Weight in Ounces:0.1 oz
Diameter:19 mm
Edge Type:Plain
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Mintage:44,610,000
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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Very Nice, will make an excellent gift for my Brother
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2 star rating
07/21/18
1955-S penny
Not happy that I received something that was not what I asked for, being that this MS-66 was not an Ms-66 and had to return it.
However I know it wasn't MCMs fault is an error on PCGS , but MCM was great with the exchange and Barry McCarty called and was really great he went beyond what needed to be done to make me a 100% satisfied customer.
Thank you to Barry McCarty and Modern Coin Mart for fixing this issue.
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07/23/18
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