Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 27,170,000
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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1927 D 1C MS obverse 1927 D 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

From this year onward, the Denver Mint cents of the 1920s were more routinely well struck. The extreme die erosion and frequent die cracks associated with earlier dates are less often seen on 1927-D cents. The bold example featured here was well struck from fresh dies and provides an excellent paradigm.

Circulated coins are readily available, with only the AU grades being slightly scarce. Mint State pieces are fairly plentiful in the lesser grades, but those having full, original color are rare, especially in combination with sharp strikes and spot-free surfaces.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/8/2014

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1927 D 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 0.65 1.00 2.00 3.25 7.75 7.75 24.00 27.00 35.00 50.00 63.00 66.00 75.00 105 165 330 650 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 80.00 110 200 385 - - -
1927 D 1C MS Red Brown
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 85.00 100.00 170 290 565 1300 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 200 350 700 - - -
1927 D 1C MS Red
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 135 245 535 2400 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 825 3850 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 549
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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10/7/1998 PCGS MS 63   Red Brown Teletrade Auction 1093, 1093/Lot# 1097 $45.78
8/7/2000 NGC MS 65   Red Heritage Auctions Philadelphia 2000 #232, 232/Lot# 6720 $833.75
11/21/2002 PCGS MS 65   Red Heritage Auctions 2002 November Santa Clara Signature Sale #304, 304/Lot# 5483 $1,380.00
8/12/2008 NGC MS 64   Brown Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #28083, 28083/Lot# 23100 $80.50
9/19/2010 PCGS MS 65   Red Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1382 $3,105.00
11/17/2013 PCGS MS 63   Red Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/17/2013, 101/Lot# 130825 $88.00
12/7/2014 PCGS MS 63   Red Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 833, 842/Lot# 381 $160.00
2/5/2015 PCGS MS 65   Red Stack's Bowers 2015 Americana Auction, 6070/Lot# 1231 $1,175.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1927 D 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3336928949811114320124812328838153987413331447156817762555
3347155095102122162217248178319434651102713711487163720360
00000095102122162217248178319434651102713711487163700
00000097107132182232248233350486762118014091528170700
1927 D 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7681859498102106115119127131139163366551802122619692121228125553563
7882889599103109116122128134147231428635943147420202174237228910
000000109116122128134147231428635943147420202174237200
0000001121181241301361552984897181085172120702228246400
1927 D 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1191271311391471511591711791861942052374637151186269928903091330336624964
1221281341421481541631741811891982163125478721690276329573162342340960
0000001631741811891982163125478721690276329573162342300
00000016717618419120122638863110292195282630243232354200
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Grade: MS 65 RD
Points: 2699
Owner: Robert Baker Trust
 
Grade: MS 65 RB
Points: 1226
Owner: Davis Creek Trust
 
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