Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 309,637,569
Catalog: KM-132
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.11 Grams
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
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1936 1C MS obverse 1936 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The U. S. Mint had not seen mintages of this magnitude since the booming war years of 1917-20, and the result was an extremely common coin in the 1936(P) cent. This issue is readily available in all grades through fully red, superb gem.

Several doubled-die obverse varieties are known from the huge number of dies used this year. One of the better ones, FS-102, is illustrated above. Though a lovely gem, this specimen is from a later state of the dies, and its variety features are a bit blurred from erosion.

The Mint's payroll rose from a low of 231 persons on June 30, 1933 to a figure of 783 for this same date three years later. This higher number would more than triple during the booming years of World War II.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/18/2014

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1936 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 0.10 0.13 0.22 0.45 1.00 1.00 1.25 1.35 1.50 1.75 2.25 2.75 3.25 4.00 4.75 8.50 17.00 35.00 - - -
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1936 1C MS Red Brown
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 3.25 4.00 5.00 7.50 13.50 22.50 55.00 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 125 -
1936 1C MS Red
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 4.00 5.00 7.50 11.00 25.00 57.50 525 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2697
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


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1/25/2004 PCGS MS 65   Red Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 1410 $2,645.00
7/9/2007 NGC MS 67   Red David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 157, 162/Lot# 143 $80.50
5/30/2010 PCGS XF 45   Brown Bonhams Coins, Medals, and Banknotes, 18301/Lot# 1200 $140.00
2/26/2012 PCGS MS 65   Red Teletrade Auction 3231, 3231/Lot# 1101 $18.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 67   Red Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 1550 $258.75
9/6/2012 PCGS XF 45   Brown Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1174/Lot# 7402 $199.75
12/8/2013 NGC MS 67   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/08/2013, 104/Lot# 148154 $84.36
2/9/2014 PCGS MS 66   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 170282 $36.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1936 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333699162459127288502820
33333333333479111835811803596080
000000333334791118358118035900
0000003333358913214710423443000
1936 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333391216244585175366620990
33333333333510131831581152384507430
000000333335101318315811523845000
000000333337111421387114530253500
1936 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333312162445761834875027251138
333333333336131831551112844925768620
0000003333361318315511128449257600
0000003333391421386514738549765000
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Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 774
Owner: njf
 
Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 487
Owner: Rick's Keepers
 
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