Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Memorial Reverse (1959-2008)
Mint: San Francisco
Catalog: KM-201
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Frank Gasparro
Composition: Brass
Weight: 3.11 Grams
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
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1970 S SMALL DATE 1C MS obverse 1970 S SMALL DATE 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is the more scarce of the two major varieties for 1970-S cents, though enough were hoarded at the time to prevent it from being rare. This style is also known as the level date, because the tops of the 7 and 0 are aligned.

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1970 S SMALL DATE 1C MS Red Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 23.00 25.30 27.60 31.20 35.00 44.40 88.00 - - - -
$ - - - - - 26.00 28.00 31.00 35.00 39.00 50.00 98.00 - -
1970 S SMALL DATE 1C MS Red
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 36.00 42.00 66.00 225 940 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 40.00 47.00 74.00 250 1030 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 733
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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7/30/1997 PCGS MS 65   Red Teletrade Auction 0967, 967/Lot# 1101 $42.51
3/8/2005 PCGS MS 65   Red Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #25033, 25033/Lot# 11059 $80.50
8/28/2006 NGC MS 63   Red David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 102, 107/Lot# 95 $34.50
9/30/2007 NGC MS 65   Red Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #67101, 67101/Lot# 23141 $54.00
3/3/2009 NGC MS 65   Red Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #29032, 29032/Lot# 22119 $42.00
11/2/2009 PCGS MS 65   Red Teletrade Auction 2766, 2766/Lot# 1145 $58.00
4/24/2011 PCGS MS 64   Red Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131118/Lot# 28047 $28.00
1/15/2012 PCGS MS 64   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/15/2012, 3/Lot# 24796 $50.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1970 S SMALL DATE 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20242832415054595963677272768598139272620132115051707
212529354451555960646872737989111183388853138215720
000000555960646872737989111183388853138200
0000005759616570727482931252275041087144300
1970 S SMALL DATE 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2428374154636776768185899498106123175330725150517071928
25313845576470767782869095100111140226461985157217800
00000070767782869095100111140226461985157200
000000737679838792961031171572785931245163900
1970 S SMALL DATE 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3237455467818594981021111151191231471792586741649186521012359
3339485871828895991051121161201311572053969991721194321870
0000008895991051121161201311572053969991721194300
000000919610010811311712113916823153513241793202200
1970 S SMALL DATE 1C MS Red, Proof Like
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base374150637689981061111151191231311351351942517211738196322092476
38445467809210010711211612012513213515421340710601813204522980
00000010010711211612012513213515421340710601813204500
00000010310911311712112813313517423256413991888212700
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Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 1649
Owner: hunter's gold
 
Grade: MS 66 RD
Points: 674
Owner: Cellgazer
 
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