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1981 S TYPE 2 1C


Variety Diagnostics

The 1979-S Type 2 punch became worn in 1981 and was replaced with this new and much sharper punche.

Comments

Also known as the "Clear S," this variety is scarce and commands a premium.

This coin is ranked #72 on the list of 100 Greatest US Modern Coins (First Edition).


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Lincoln Cents 1909 to Date 1C