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1972 Lincoln Cent Doubled Die Obverse CPCR NGC MS63 BN

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Why purchase this Doubled Die Obverse 1972 Lincoln Cent?

Collectors of coins that were not struck as intended are sure to love this double die obverse 1972 Lincoln Cent. Lincoln Cents have been a part of U.S. currency since 1909, though their usage has declined in recent years. The 1972 date is particularly significant as that was the year that the Watergate Scandal began and the year of the terrorist attack at the Munich Games.

  • This coin is 1 cent legal tender in the United States.
  • The Lincoln Cent has been issued since 1909.
  • This piece has a double die obverse.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Mint State 63.
  • NGC certified this coin Brown.

Classic President Abraham Lincoln Design by Victor D. Brenner

Obverse: The coin's obverse bears a right-side portrait of one of America's most admired Presidents, Abraham Lincoln. It was designed by Victor D. Brenner His effigy is flanked by two inscriptions, "LIBERTY" and "1972." The national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," is at the top of the rim.

Reverse: On the reverse is the Lincoln Memorial. The image was designed by Frank Gasparro. The statutory motto "E PLURIBUS UNUM" is inscribed above, while the name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the face value of the coin, "ONE CENT," are noted along the rim.

Well Preserved MS63 BN

The experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Mint State 63 and labeled it Brown (BN). The Mint State 63 grade indicates that the coin has about an average strike and shows no traces of wear.

Add this 1972 Doubled Die Obverse Lincoln Cent to your collection today.



This 1972 Lincoln Cent Doubled Die Obverse CPCR NGC MS63 BN 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:1972
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS63
Designation:BN
Variety:Doubled Die Obverse CPCR
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Bronze
Diameter:19 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:0.01
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