CDN Values for: 1916-S 1c MS BN

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Catalog Details

The 1916-S Lincoln cent is a surprisingly scarce coin today. While its original mintage figures are multiples of the S-mint Lincoln pennies that came before it. It is not considered a true semi-key date, at least in the circulated grades. However, few were saved in the uncirculated grades, and this piece is now considered a conditional rarity. The coin is rare at the Gem level, regardless of color designation.
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Coin Date: 1916-S
Denom: 1c / Cent
Desg: MS
Mint Mark: S
Mint Location: San Francisco
Mintage: 22,510,000
Coinage Type: Lincoln, Wheat reverse (Bronze)
Coinage Years: 1909-1958
Composition: 95% copper; 5% zinc & tin
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 19 mm
Weight: 3.11 gr
Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Edge: Plain
Catalog #: 2492
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