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?

The trusted experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) evaluated this 1955-S Lincoln Cent and awarded it the beautiful Mint State 66 (MS66) grade and the Red (RD) designation.

  • The Lincoln Cent is the longest running series in U.S. coinage.
  • The Lincoln Cent is arguably one of the most popular series in the hobby.
  • The coin was struck at the San Francisco branch of the U.S. Mint.
  • The coveted Red (RD) color designation notes that the surfaces of the coin are attractive, original and natural color.
  • The issue features a mintage of 44,610,000 coins.
  • This is the final Wheat Cent struck in San Francisco.

Stellar Series with Collector Appeal

Obverse: The obverse of the coin features the famous Victor David Brenner depiction of President Lincoln. The image is still in use today.

Reverse: The reverse of this coin takes its name from a wreath fashioned with wheat stalks.

Coveted Red Designation in Mint State 66

Red cents of this age have had decades to react to ambient chemicals and have not. Cents sometimes darken or have unfortunate off-color reactions to ambient chemicals or mishandling, however Red cents retain their original mint red luster. Mint State 66 coins are lustrous, original examples with spectacular eye appeal. They have few marks or distractions.

Add this outstanding 1955-S Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD to your ModernCoinMart order today.

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
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
Obverse Design:Right-Facing Lincoln
Reverse Design:Denomination Between Wheat Stalks
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Victor D. Brenner
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Victor D. Brenner
History of the Penny
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