U.S. Coin Values: Lincoln Cents - Wheat Reverse.
About 1940-S 1c RB
The 1940-S Lincoln cent is widely available in grades running the gamut from lower-end circulated to high-end Mint State, with Gems grading MS66 available in ample supply. Pieces in the MS67 arena and particularly in higher grades are where the real challenges come, and buyers seeking top-notch pieces typically aren?t shy in laying out significant premiums for the chance to own one of the very best examples around.
Obverse: Bust of Abraham Lincoln framed by IN GOD WE TRUST on the top periphery. The word LIBERTY to the left of the portait and the date and mintmark (If any) postioned on the right side.
Reverse: Wheat ears flanking the words ONE CENT, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The motto E PLURIBUS UNUM on the top perimeter.
|Denomination:||1c / Cent|
|Mint Location:||San Francisco|
|Coinage Type:||Lincoln, Wheat reverse (Bronze)|
|Composition:||95% copper; 5% zinc & tin|
|Designer:||Victor D. Brenner|
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