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1943-PDS (3 Coin Set) 1c MS

1943-PDS (3 Coin Set) 1c MS

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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 2090)

The 1943-PDS Cent is part of a series of Lincoln, Wheat reverse (Steel) coins struck from 1943. The specific variety is (3 Coin Set). Struck in Various and designated as a Business (MS) strike, this coin is made of Zinc coated Steel.
Sets of 1943 steel cents containing one example each of the Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco Mint issues are popular offerings among coin collectors and non-collectors alike. There is a difference between the types of sets commonly sold to non-collectors versus those who are more diehard numismatists.

Sets marketed to coin collectors normally contain original-quality examples in lightly circulated or uncirculated condition. However, many of the sets sold via magazine or newspaper inserts to the general public contain so-called reprocessed cents, which are typically circulated examples that have been stripped of their original zinc coating and recoated. While reprocessed cents may appear new to the untrained eye, most collectors classify such pieces as altered and thus of little numismatic value. Most 1943 cents are common through the Gem Uncirculated grades, though they are tougher to find in grades above MS67.

Obverse: Bust of Abraham Lincoln framed by IN GOD WE TRUST on the top periphery. The word LIBERTY to the left of the portrait and the date and mintmark (If any) positioned 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.

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Catalog Detail

GSID: 2090
Coin Date: 1943-PDS
Denomination: 1c / Cent
Designation: MS
Mint Location: Various
Coinage Type: Lincoln, Wheat reverse (Steel)
Coinage Years: 1943
Composition: Zinc coated Steel
Variety: (3 Coin Set)
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 19 mm
Weight: 2.7 gr
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Obverse Lettering: IN GOD WE TRUST, LIBERTY, 1943
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner

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