U.S. Coin Values: Lincoln Cents - Wheat Reverse (Proof).
About 1953 1c BN
The proof 1953 Lincoln cents are relatively common and encountered with frequency in the PR64-PR67 grade range. Series enthusiasts and registry set collectors cluster toward the high-end pieces that exhibit few spots and excellent overall eye appeal. Pieces with strong cameo effects, particularly on both the obverse and reverse command strong premiums.
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 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|
|Coinage Type:||Lincoln obverse, Wheat reverse|
|Composition:||95% copper; 5% tin & zinc|
|Designer:||Victor D. Brenner|
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