Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 272,686,386
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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1950 1C MS obverse 1950 1C MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

This is another issue that is surprisingly scarce in MS 67 RD. Typical of Philadelphia Mint cents from this period, the 1950 issue is usually well struck but with a duller, brick red color than for cents of the war years and later 1950s. Many survivors also suffer from spotting and light staining.

There are no varieties of note, though a few cud die breaks are known. This phenomenon is typically classified as a mint error rather than a variety, despite the fact that it's a repearting feature.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/20/2014

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1950 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 0.05 0.06 0.07 0.08 0.09 0.10 0.12 0.13 0.15 0.50 1.20 1.50 1.85 5.75 10.50 - - - -
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1950 1C MS Red Brown
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.75 12.50 24.00 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1950 1C MS Red
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 10.00 22.50 125 1850 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 32.50 225 4750 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1091
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/16/2004 PCGS MS 66   Red Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24034, 24034/Lot# 13138 $74.75
12/10/2006 PCGS MS 66   Red Teletrade Auction 2297, 2297/Lot# 1020 $95.20
9/12/2011 NGC MS 67   Red Teletrade Auction 3136, 3136/Lot# 1122 $230.00
11/20/2011 NGC MS 66   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/20/2011, 145/Lot# 6773 $82.50
1/29/2012 NGC MS 67   Red Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 639 $230.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 67   Red Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 1592 $3,737.50
5/27/2012 NGC MS 66   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/27/2012, 24/Lot# 22858 $55.00
10/5/2014 PCGS MS 66   Red David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 824, 833/Lot# 44 $205.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1950 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6666666666666666203276348785861
6666666666666661124471674948100
00000066666666611244716749400
00000066666666615286125763900
1950 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333333125098115131143272
33333333333333625661041201351860
000000333333336256610412013500
000000333333339378210912613900
1950 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333333337946532495267620332890
33333333333333145628012672555267623190
00000033333333145628012672555267600
00000033333333267546718812616267600
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Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 2495
Owner: andold
 
Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 2495
Owner: Bob Corsini
 
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