About 1981-S Ty. 1 RD DCAM Lincoln Cents - Memorial Reverse (Proof)
The 1981-S Type 1 proof mintmark is the same S as was used on 1979-S Type 2 and 1980 proofs. Most 1981-S Lincoln proof cents bear the Type 1 mintmark, which isn?t very clearly defined. Later in 1981, a new S mintmark was created that exhibits bulbous serifs and is much clearer in shape than its Type 1 predecessor.
|Denom:||1c / Cent|
|Mint Location:||San Francisco|
|Coinage Type:||Lincoln obverse, Memorial reverse|
|Composition:||95% copper; 5% zinc|
|Variety 2:||Type 1|
|Designer:||Victor Brenner (obverse); Frank Gasparro (reverse)|
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