Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 12,672,000
Catalog: KM-132
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.1100g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
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1911 D 1C MS obverse 1911 D 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This first emission of cents from the Denver Mint does not seem to have been saved by numismatists for its novelty, though Mint State pieces are only moderately scarce. Most are less than fully red, and those that retain their red color are often poorly struck. A peculiar feature of this date is that its mintmark was often quite shallowly impressed, as on the example illustrated. A very worn specimen could easily be mistaken for its eastern cousin.

This date is rich in mintmark punching varieties, as the table at left reveals. Since repunched mintmarks on early Lincolns are not common as a class, this date naturally attracts a lot of attention from specialists.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/29/2015

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1911 D 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 5.00 6.00 9.50 18.00 50.00 72.50 80.00 90.00 105 130 150 190 275 450 - - - - -
$ 55.00 - 85.00 95.00 110 135 155 200 310 - - - -
1911 D 1C MS Red Brown
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 145 170 245 450 745 1800 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 280 550 900 - - -
1911 D 1C MS Red
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 195 360 625 1650 10250 60000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 425 775 2850 14500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 793
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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5/31/2004 PCGS MS 65   Red Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 223 $1,782.50
3/1/2006 PCGS MS 65   Red Heritage Auctions 2006 March Palm Beach, FL Signature Auction #412, 412/Lot# 175 $1,610.00
11/29/2010 PCGS MS 65   Red Teletrade Auction 2968, 2968/Lot# 1034 $977.50
4/15/2012 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/15/2012, 18/Lot# 28813 $101.20
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 64   Red Brown Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24198 $337.23
12/22/2013 PCGS MS 65   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 783, 792/Lot# 512 $400.00
2/3/2014 PCGS MS 65   Brown Heritage Auctions 2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1202/Lot# 3129 $2,820.00
2/2/2014 NGC MS 63   Brown Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131406/Lot# 20528 $136.30
7/9/2015 PCGS MS 65   Red Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(4), 1222/Lot# 7073 $940.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1911 D 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base205212223234244255268282304336381409450502597774106611631265137415632275
207216227237248259273289315351390423467534656871109811971301143718000
000000273289315351390423467534656871109811971301143700
000000277297325366400436485565715969113112311338150000
1911 D 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2953083203363483633783954124294454634895517151066144423352507268829974126
2993123253403533683844014184344514725106068321192174123922567279133730
0000003844014184344514725106068321192174123922567279100
0000003894064234404574805306609491318203824502628289400
1911 D 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base19820521622723724825827228529531132336960992513032233521210226107351158614552
20020922023024125126327628830031533844971410511613322668831039611019125750
0000002632762883003153384497141051161332266883103961101900
0000002672812923063193545298201177192342198555105651130200
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Grade: MS 65 RD
Points: 2233
Owner: Robert Baker Trust
 
Grade: MS 65 RB
Points: 1444
Owner: dcg
 
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