Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,618
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.1100g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
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1909 LINCOLN 1C PF obverse 1909 LINCOLN 1C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

This is by far the more often seen variety of 1909 Lincoln proof cent, and the mintage figure has not been the subject of argument. This issue is slightly better in quality as made, since the Mint gained experience with the first edition and perfected the process with these later proofs.

Very few examples have survived with original red color, and far more have been improperly cleaned over the years.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/20/2020

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1909 LINCOLN 1C PF BN
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 360 380 445 520 800 1450 2000 3500 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 2600 - -
1909 LINCOLN 1C PF RB
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 425 495 750 1200 1800 2500 8500 - - -
1909 LINCOLN 1C PF RD
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 900 1650 2550 5000 18200 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 3100 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 246
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68

The chart showing 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/18/2020 1909 LINCOLN 1C PF BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1--5218731---37
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Total----------1--5218731---37
 ----------3%--14%5%49%19%8%3%--- 
1909 LINCOLN 1C PF RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------1156651202---155
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----------------1-----1
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Total-------------1156652202---156
 -------------1%10%42%33%13%1%--- 
1909 LINCOLN 1C PF RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------217268-1--54
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-----------------11---2
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Total--------------21726911--56
 --------------4%30%46%16%2%2%-- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1909 LINCOLN 1C PF BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1616161616161625538955865587491696612061505216126434217100891709617096
1616161616169630044559072888893310461306172423223168617412425170960
000000963004455907288889331046130617242322316861741242500
0000001753445026238019029491126140519422482369281321476000
1909 LINCOLN 1C PF RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base16161616161616278423602705891933102815051928233530094817133732188121881
16161616161610332648363676790596511871646206425603612766916209218810
0000001033264836367679059651187164620642560361276691620900
00000019137554267182991999613461787219927844214105211904500
1909 LINCOLN 1C PF RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base161616161616166188771179134914351525161917072250278141116651140072279322793
161616161616217704978123613781465155616481888242732244958910316936227930
00000021770497812361378146515561648188824273224495891031693600
0000004177911078129214061495158816782069260436685804115551986400
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Grade: PF 68 RD
Points: 14007
Owner: rudman coleccion
 
Grade: PF 65 RB
Points: 2335
Owner: KR614
 
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