Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 7,160,000
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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1922 D 1C MS obverse 1922 D 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Overproduction of cents during 1916-20, couples with a severe nationwide recession during 1920-22, reduced the demand for cents to the point where only Denver stuck this denomination in 1922. This coinage was effected entirely during January-February, when cent production was suspended until the latter part of 1924.

1922-D cents displaying full strikes are available, though the majority of this date reveal varying degrees of weakness. The example illustrated was coined with a fresh obverse die that was paired with an already worn reverse that may have left over from the 1920-D production.

Coins displaying full or nearly full red color are not particularly rare, but the generally poor quality of most of this issue precludes the certification of these as gems (MS 65 RD or higher) in all but a very few instances.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/6/2014

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1922 D 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 17.00 18.50 21.00 25.00 42.50 42.50 65.00 70.00 87.50 105 115 125 150 190 260 425 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 215 290 - - - -
1922 D 1C MS Red Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 125 135 160 225 375 700 2600 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 245 425 1000 - - -
1922 D 1C MS Red
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 190 315 725 2375 14500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 210 345 900 3000 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1948
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 66


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1/12/2015 MS 65  Red Brown Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1216/Lot# 9305
1/12/2015 MS 65  Red Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1216/Lot# 9306


Auction Prices Realized

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6/18/1997 NGC MS 63   Red Teletrade Auction 0955, 955/Lot# 1031 $76.30
5/31/2004 PCGS MS 65   Red Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 309 $1,092.50
11/10/2008 NGC MS 62   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 299, 305/Lot# 90 $126.50
6/6/2010 PCGS F 15   Brown Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #210063, 210063/Lot# 24415 $40.00
10/23/2011 NGC VG 10   Brown Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131144/Lot# 21083 $74.00
10/17/2012 PCGS AU 58   Brown Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24243 $79.90
2/16/2014 NGC Details UNC Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 171894 $79.20
9/7/2014 PCGS VG 8   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 144537 $60.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1922 D 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333345761231551671831983921110160923353281940317310
33333331755911331591721882626311276185126505321120380
0000003175591133159172188262631127618512650532100
00000033165107144163177193327870144220932965736200
1922 D 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333335910216320122023725548913212009286039521153621211
333333321731221752072252433337661550229232246480147610
00000032173122175207225243333766155022923224648000
000000340871421882132312494111043177925763588900800
1922 D 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333339415523728831433636065916682335328144851375925204
3333333331141822542963213444599951890265036827576175740
000000333114182254296321344459995189026503682757600
00000036313420927130532835255913312112296540831066700
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Grade: MS 65 RD
Points: 1668
Owner: Albert Huber
 
Grade: MS 65 RD
Points: 1668
Owner: Robert Baker Trust
 
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