Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 134,116,000
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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1928 1C MS obverse 1928 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While perhaps not as common as 1926(P) and 1927(P) in fully red gem condition, this issue is nonetheless available to the advanced collector. Most are well struck from fresh or, at worst, moderately worn dies. The installation during Fiscal Year 1928 of a chromium plating plant at the Philadelphia Mint likely explains the greater durability of the dies.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/8/2014

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1928 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 0.15 0.20 0.27 0.65 1.95 3.10 3.75 5.00 7.50 10.50 12.00 16.00 28.00 65.00 130 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 35.00 75.00 - - -
1928 1C MS Red Brown
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 15.00 20.00 25.00 50.00 95.00 240 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1928 1C MS Red
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 27.00 37.00 85.00 160 575 1775 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 45.00 100.00 225 675 4500 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 821
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
7/26/2003 PCGS MS 67   Red Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 5650 $2,645.00
9/26/2004 PCGS MS 66   Red Teletrade Auction 1940, 1940/Lot# 1044 $467.50
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 67   Red Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 881 $2,340.00
9/26/2011 PCGS MS 66   Red David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 622, 629/Lot# 22 $316.25
1/1/2013 PCGS MS 67   Red Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 12160 $1,527.50
1/6/2013 PCGS MS 63   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/06/2013, 56/Lot# 88382 $48.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1928 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11333699121628374145631152554505025566531036
123347910132031384251801623204675205887810
0000009101320313842518016232046752058800
0000009111524344044579820838548553862100
1928 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20202024242428283232373745811022013517057768519851498
202021242425282932343740578813525146972980189611560
000000282932343740578813525146972980189600
000000283132353742699516830158775282694000
1928 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2020202424242828323237374511115132052712392319248927823853
2020212424252829323437406712420738976415992376258731390
0000002829323437406712420738976415992376258700
00000028313235374289138264458100219592432268400
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Grade: MS 66 RD
Points: 1239
Owner: Davis Creek Trust
 
Grade: MS 66 RD
Points: 1239
Owner: Fred Rush
 
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