Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 68,153,060
Catalog: KM-132
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.11 Grams
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1912 1C MS obverse 1912 1C MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®

There are no varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Though its mintage is a bit low for a Philadelphia Mint cent of this decade, 1912(P) is not a scarce coin in Mint State. It seems that the number of such pieces surviving for each date is not affected by mintage until that figure becomes very low, as a certain number of each issue will survive through similar chance circumstances.

Most 1912(P) are reasonably well struck, and there's no reason to purchase one that is not. Fully red gems are in the minority, but enough survive to meet the needs of the more advanced collectors.

GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/1/2014

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1912 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1.20 1.55 2.10 5.65 12.50 12.50 24.00 25.00 29.00 36.00 39.00 42.50 47.50 58.00 75.00 135 290 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 65.00 85.00 155 - - -
1912 1C MS Red Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 45.00 55.00 82.50 130 325 485 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 95.00 150 375 - - -
1912 1C MS Red
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 57.50 75.00 145 215 490 1400 23500 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 185 265 650 3500 - -
NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 614
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
8/26/1996 PCGS MS 64   Red Teletrade Auction 0870, 870/Lot# 1015 $54.50
5/31/2004 PCGS MS 65   Red Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 234 $368.00
9/9/2004 PCGS MS 65   Red Heritage Auctions 2004 September Long Beach Signature Sale #355, 355/Lot# 5413 $488.75
9/13/2006 NGC MS 66   Red Heritage Auctions 2006 September Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #416, 416/Lot# 437 $977.50
11/9/2010 NGC MS 64   Red Brown Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Online Session, 69/Lot# 10216 $62.10
1/5/2012 PCGS MS 63   Red Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 651, 658/Lot# 8019 $73.60
7/8/2012 PCGS MS 64   Red Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131229/Lot# 24668 $184.00
3/30/2014 PCGS MS 64   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 180558 $46.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1912 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333316325067728194212474620990150540667493
333333372138556875851332995227431161235852080
000000372138556875851332995227431161235800
0000003112644617078891723865718661333321200
1912 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333324416789981111272725868201271188652369634
333333310294974921021161753766649701476300267020
000000310294974921021161753766649701476300200
0000003173558819510612122348174211201681411900
1912 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333376710613514716719038177999015052197649711899
333333314478011513915317425351384911611735363082970
000000314478011513915317425351384911611735363000
000000325579312514316018231764691913331966506300
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 66 RD
Points: 1161
Owner: Robert Baker Trust
 
Grade: MS 65 RD
Points: 779
Owner: Coinbuf
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer