Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 190,555,000
Catalog: KM-A132
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.11 Grams
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
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1947 1C MS obverse 1947 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The post-war recession which led to high unemployment in 1947 also affected the U. S. Mint, as the coining of cents fell from nearly a billion pieces at Philadelphia in 1946 to less than a fifth as many in 1947. Roughly 200 persons were laid off at that mint in November.

Though certainly not rare in Mint State grades, 1947(P) cents are exceedingly difficult to find in top grades. The most frequently encountered problems are spotting and streaking.

Varieties are quite limited for this issue, and only the better ones will be recognized by NGC.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/20/2014

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1947 1C MS Brown
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Base $ 0.05 0.06 0.07 0.08 0.09 0.10 0.12 0.15 0.23 1.30 1.50 1.85 2.25 5.25 11.50 - - - -
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1947 1C MS Red Brown
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 3.00 4.75 13.00 21.50 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1947 1C MS Red
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 16.00 32.00 160 4600 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 485 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1334
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67


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7/5/2009 PCGS MS 66   Red Teletrade Auction 2714, 2714/Lot# 1172 $299.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 67   Red Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 1582 $9,200.00
4/22/2012 PCGS MS 65   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/22/2012, 19/Lot# 47348 $16.00
8/11/2013 PCGS MS 66   Red Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131334/Lot# 20018 $182.13
10/13/2013 PCGS MS 66   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/13/2013, 96/Lot# 138980 $166.11
6/8/2014 PCGS MS 65   Red David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 807, 816/Lot# 7028 $110.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1947 1C MS Brown
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Base3333333333333333333333
3333333333333333333330
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1947 1C MS Red Brown
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Base333333333333339165089102115119230
33333333333335112763931061161560
000000333333351127639310611600
000000333333371439769811111800
1947 1C MS Red
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Base333333333333333631317053783402831344300
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00000033333333238632217313865402800
000000333333334310851427573946402800
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Grade: MS 66 RD
Points: 705
Owner: Big Tiger
 
Grade: MS 66 RD
Points: 705
Owner: Bob Corsini
 
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