U.S. Coin Values: Lincoln Cents - Wheat Reverse (Proof).
About 1957 1c BN
1957 Lincoln proof cents are common, though rare is the piece grading above PR67 or exhibiting strong cameo devices. Rare still are examples that are both top-grade and donning strong cameo details. Enthusiast pay aggressive premiums for top-grading examples with nice cameo contrast and clean, mark-free surfaces.
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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