Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 2556)
The 1954 proof Lincoln cent is most often pursued by series enthusiasts, particularly those who are building a collection of proofs to complement their business strikes. While 1954 isn't a particularly scarce year for proofs, these pieces are extremely challenging above PR67 and are quite desirable with cameo frosting on the devices and inscriptions ' such pieces are rare and take 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|
|Obverse Lettering:||IN GOD WE TRUST, LIBERTY, 1954|
|Obverse Designer:||Victor D. Brenner|
|Reverse Lettering:||E PLURIBUS UNUM, ONE CENT, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Reverse Designer:||Victor D. Brenner|
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