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1955-S Lincoln Cent NGC MS66+ RD

1955-S Lincoln Cent NGC MS66+ RD
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Why add the 1955-S Lincoln Cent NGC MS66+ RD to your collection?

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this 1955-S Lincoln Cent at the often desired Mint State 66+ (MS66+) level.

  • The coin earned NGC's Red (RD) color designation.
  • The San Francisco Branch of the U.S. Mint produced this coin.
  • The issue features a mintage of 44,610,000 coins.
  • This is the final Wheat Cent struck at the San Francisco Mint.

A President in Circulation

Obverse: The obverse features the first image of an actual person on a circulating U.S. coin: President Abraham Lincoln as designed by Victor David Brenner.

Reverse: The "Wheat Back" reverse gives us the popular name assigned by collectors young and old. Two wheat stalks form a wreath around the inscriptions "One Cent" and "United States of America." The "E Pluribus Unum" motto divides the top of the stalks.

MS66 Red PLUS

The MS66 grade means that it is a high quality coin with few distractions, beguiling mint luster and eye appeal and a full strike, while NGC assigns a plus sign (+) behind the grade to coins at the high end of their grade. These coins have some characteristics required for the next grade higher. The Red (RD) designation signifies that a coin has not reacted as harshly with ambient chemicals as their brown counterparts and have avoided discoloration and darkening. They still posses their full mint red luster.

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This 1955-S 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:1955
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:S
Branch:San Francisco
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS66+
Designation:RD
Finish:Mint State
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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