Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 6,045,000
Catalog: KM-132
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.11 Grams
Diameter: 19mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1910 S 1C MS obverse 1910 S 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

A mintage of 6 million cents was fairly typical for San Francisco in the early teens, though it would prove to be small in comparison to this coin series overall. Worn examples are fairly plentiful, though this coin becomes somewhat scarce in the higher circulated grades.

Mint State pieces are much more plentiful than this mintage would suggest, due to a hoard that was distributed in the 1980s. Many choice and gem fully red pieces were obtained from that source, as the Census data reveal.

Two repunched mintmark varieties are recognized by NGC under its VarietyPlus Service.

GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/1/2014

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1910 S 1C MS Brown
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Base $ 16.00 18.50 21.00 26.00 43.00 43.00 65.00 70.00 80.00 90.00 110 120 130 165 190 285 - - - - -
$ 48.00 68.00 75.00 85.00 95.00 115 125 135 170 215 - - - -
1910 S 1C MS Red Brown
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 120 130 140 205 285 535 1300 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 225 325 650 - - -
1910 S 1C MS Red
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 150 165 265 485 975 2550 55000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 300 625 1400 15275 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1170
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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7/28/2002 PCGS MS 64   Red Heritage Auctions 2002 July New York Bullet Sale #295, 295/Lot# 181 $178.25
9/13/2006 PCGS MS 65   Red Heritage Auctions 2006 September Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #416, 416/Lot# 427 $632.50
9/14/2008 NGC MS 64   Red Brown Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 714 $195.50
10/20/2008 NGC MS 64   Red Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 293, 299/Lot# 68 $184.00
8/30/2011 PCGS MS 64   Red Brown Teletrade Auction 3128, 3128/Lot# 1004 $208.00
10/17/2012 NGC MS 64   Red Brown Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24195 $171.55
10/18/2012 PCGS MS 65   Red Brown Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1175/Lot# 7437 $411.25
1/26/2014 PCGS MS 66   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/26/2014, 165/Lot# 162875 $1,936.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1910 S 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333376310213115516718327556894914502124593710875
333333314457611113915917221337269511161674339575830
000000314457611113915917221337269511161674339500
000000325548912114716317724447082212831899466600
1910 S 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333335089139175201220237348697122318212614746913666
3333333186310515118320722527446487214222085423295340
0000003186310515118320722527446487214222085423200
00000033476122163192213231311580104716212349585000
1910 S 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333381135209255288314336479915145021243009909016566
333333329991592242662963213836241093167424195036115820
00000032999159224266296321383624109316742419503600
000000355117184239277305328431769127118992714706300
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Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 2124
Owner: brent137
 
Grade: MS 66 RD
Points: 1450
Owner: Albert Huber
 
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