Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Memorial Reverse (1959-2008)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,863,344
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Frank Gasparro
Composition: Brass
Weight: 3.1100g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
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1967 SMS 1C MS obverse 1967 SMS 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In 1964, the United States faced a coinage shortage. Due to this, the mint ceased production of normal proof coins, which required significantly more work with die and planchet preparation. As a substitute, they created the Special Mint Set, which contained coins that weren't quite proofs, but were clearly of a higher quality than normal circulation coins. This allowed the mint to place more resources into producing coins for circulation. These special sets were issued in 1965, 1966 and 1967 before normal proof production started once more in 1968.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/10/2016

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1967 SMS 1C MS Brown
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Base $ 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.17 1.05 1.15 1.45 1.75 8.00 15.00 20.00 - - -
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1967 SMS 1C MS Red Brown
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1967 SMS 1C MS Red
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1967 SMS 1C MS Red, Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2670
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/22/2003 PCGS MS 68   Red Teletrade Auction 1796, 1796/Lot# 1265 $132.00
12/4/2006 NGC MS 67   Red, Cameo Heritage Auctions 2006 December On Line Session #421, 421/Lot# 7246 $207.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 67   Red Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 1134 $36.00
8/12/2012 NGC MS 67   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/12/2012, 35/Lot# 16344 $27.00
6/16/2013 NGC MS 65   Red, Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/16/2013, 79/Lot# 78737 $143.00
7/6/2014 NGC MS 68   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 179291 $68.00
8/24/2014 PCGS MS 66   Red, Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 818, 827/Lot# 561 $250.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1967 SMS 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333333628598194119147
333333333333334133866851021280
0000003333333341338668510200
0000003333333352149749011100
1967 SMS 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base161616161616161616161616161616166381102201248298
1616161616161616161616161616163269881352172650
00000016161616161616161632698813521700
00000016161616161616161647759516823200
1967 SMS 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base16161616161616161616161616161637102123163597701815
161616161616161616161616161623591091363086327390
0000001616161616161616235910913630863200
0000001616161616161616308011615045266600
1967 SMS 1C MS Red, Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base161616161616161616161616161616596538651799194121842450
16161616161616161616161616163025772411761846202222730
00000016161616161616163025772411761846202200
00000016161616161616164545579414881894210300
1967 SMS 1C MS Red Brown, Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2832415059727685899498102119143167194354466768162920412295
29354453637379869195991081271511762473915671055176621260
00000079869195991081271511762473915671055176600
000000828892971011131351591853014296671342190400
1967 SMS 1C MS Red, Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3741455467818594981021061151271591832127019231895204222942570
38424858728288959910310911913816719337577512471944212623860
00000088959910310911913816719337577512471944212600
000000919710110511212314817520253884915711993221000
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Grade: MS 67 RD CAMEO
Points: 1799
Owner: CRAMER
 
Grade: MS 67 RDC
Points: 1799
Owner: gary benjamin
 
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