Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 316,479,520
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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1939 1C MS obverse 1939 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is a common issue that is readily available in all grades through fully red gem.

The only notable variety for this issue is a minor but distinct doubled-die obverse.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/19/2014

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1939 1C MS Brown
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Base $ 0.10 0.13 0.16 0.25 0.40 1.00 1.10 1.15 1.25 1.60 2.50 3.50 5.00 8.00 20.00 30.00 - - -
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1939 1C MS Red Brown
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 2.00 3.50 6.00 8.00 11.50 25.00 42.50 - - -
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1939 1C MS Red
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 2.75 4.50 8.50 12.00 20.00 42.50 180 9000 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 875 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2969
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/16/1997 NGC MS 67   Red Teletrade Auction 0954, 954/Lot# 1072 $29.75
2/24/2003 PCGS MS 66   Red Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 145 $184.00
4/25/2005 NGC MS 67   Red David Lawrence Rare Coins Richmond Sale, Internet-Only Auction, 40/Lot# 132 $27.60
2/2/2012 PCGS MS 67   Red Heritage Auctions 2012 February 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1167/Lot# 7623 $322.00
9/1/2013 PCGS MS 66   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/01/2013, 90/Lot# 135264 $26.50
6/29/2014 NGC MS 66   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 195/Lot# 204174 $14.00
10/31/2014 PCGS MS 67   Red Stack's Bowers iAuction 3506, 6060/Lot# 22029 $88.13
8/12/2015 PCGS MS 67   Red Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1223/Lot# 7199 $705.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1939 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333369162481123143175323
33333333333347111943951301542240
000000333333471119439513015400
0000003333335814216210913616400
1939 1C MS Red Brown
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Base33333333333339162437102175198241429
3333333333335111928591261832123040
00000033333351119285912618321200
00000033333371421338015119022700
1939 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333666612243754175563493554177138
3333333346668162843943042020509659910
0000003346668162843943042020509600
000000335666102033481354343478525600
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Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 774
Owner: ddr70
 
Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 774
Owner: GAM
 
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