Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 194,750,000
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 D 1C MS obverse 1947 D 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The restoration of tin to the cent's alloy in 1947 went almost entirely unnoticed, as its percentage was too small to alter the coin's appearance. Indeed, the tinless cents of 1944-46 proved so satisfactory that this element was deleted by law in 1962.

Through the 1940s and most of the '50s, Denver Mint coins were generally superior in quality to those of the other two mints. Most 1947-D cents will thus show sharper details, though the example illustrated is clearly from a later state of its obverse die and reveals some peripheral distortion.

Overall, 1947-D cents are not rare in the higher grades, but the percentage of gems for most cents during this period is lower than for wartime and pre-war issues.

Only minor varieties are noted.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/20/2014

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1947 D 1C MS Brown
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Base $ 0.05 0.06 0.07 0.10 0.12 0.12 0.14 0.15 0.17 0.20 0.35 0.40 1.20 1.50 1.85 6.75 15.00 28.00 - - -
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1947 D 1C MS Red Brown
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.00 5.50 12.50 22.50 42.50 - - -
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1947 D 1C MS Red
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11.50 19.00 37.50 650 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1867
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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6/11/2003 PCGS MS 67   Red Teletrade Auction 1737, 1737/Lot# 1059 $495.00
7/20/2004 PCGS MS 67   Red Heritage Auctions 2004 July New York, NY Signature Sale #320, 320/Lot# 5301 $747.50
1/24/2012 NGC MS 67   Red Stack's Bowers The January 2012 Americana Sale, 134/Lot# 8348 $86.25
10/13/2013 PCGS MS 65   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/13/2013, 96/Lot# 113846 $15.00
4/6/2014 PCGS MS 65   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/06/2014, 175/Lot# 170342 $12.00
6/1/2014 PCGS MS 67   Red David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 806, 815/Lot# 386 $450.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1947 D 1C MS Brown
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Base3333333333333333333333
3333333333333333333330
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1947 D 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333339205094175198212384
333333333333351330651211832032690
0000003333333513306512118320300
0000003333333716407914819020700
1947 D 1C MS Red
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Base33333333333333345761551333144714152078
3333333333333317551025481371144716360
0000003333333317551025481371144700
0000003333333331661299401409144700
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Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 1333
Owner: Rick's Keepers
 
Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 1333
Owner: 4ucoin
 
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