Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 196,429,785
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.1100g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
Link to this coin

1917 1C MS obverse 1917 1C MS reverse
Expand All    Collapse All

Description & Analysis

Another record was set for cent production in 1917, as America entered the Great War. The economy was in overdrive, and the imposition of wartime emergency taxes further added to the demand for minor coins.

This issue is readily available across a broad span of grades, and even fully red gems are attainable without too much searching. Well worn examples still turn up in circulation from time to time, if the reports of coin publication readers are to be believed.

GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE
FIND IT ON EBAY

Select Grade

Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/29/2019

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1917 1C MS BN
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 0.25 0.35 0.50 4.00 7.00 14.00 15.00 15.50 16.00 16.50 17.50 26.00 35.00 55.00 155 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 38.00 60.00 165 - - -
1917 1C MS RB
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 25.00 35.00 55.00 95.00 215 520 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 60.00 105 240 - - -
1917 1C MS RD
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 35.00 50.00 105 165 520 1650 7000 37500 - -
$ - - - - - - - 57.50 110 270 735 2100 13000 -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Disclaimer: The prices listed in the various NGC Price and Value Guides are compiled from a number of independent, third party sources in the numismatic community which NGC believes to be reliable. Prices provided are averages, not specific prices for individual coins. Further, because these prices are only updated from time to time, they do not reflect short term pricing trends, which are quite common and are often quite dramatic, given the volatile nature of the collectible coin marketplace. This is especially true for rare coins, where there are fewer sales and greater variations in sale prices. For all of these reasons, the prices in these guides are designed to serve merely as one of many measures and factors that coin buyers and sellers can use in determining coin values. These prices are not intended, and should not be relied upon, to replace the due diligence and — when appropriate — expert consultation that coin buyers and sellers should undertake when entering into a coin transaction. As such, NGC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in the NGC Guides. By using the NGC Guides, the user agrees that neither NGC nor any of its affiliates, shareholders, officers, employees or agents shall have any liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including without limitation any loss arising from reliance on the information contained in the Guides.

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1046
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 4/13/2021 1917 1C MS BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base247331028617461518-736504520-----344
-----------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total247331028617461518-736504520-----344
 1%14%10%3%8%2%5%1%2%4%5%-2%10%15%13%6%----- 
1917 1C MS RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1132610620811420----479
-----------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total----------1132610620811420----479
 ----------0%0%1%5%22%43%24%4%---- 
1917 1C MS RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------21210972271---223
-----------------------
-----------------1----1
-----------------------
Total-------------21210972281---224
 -------------1%5%49%32%13%0%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1917 1C MS BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333361228415054596372106143212502558615680793918
333481732445156606683118166309521577637718835964
0000003244515660668311816630952157763771800
0000003747535762699513118940553959665875500
1917 1C MS RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base336691637455459677210214322035165311661269137915681776
3467112340485662698211616926445282412001306144216371865
00000040485662698211616926445282412001306144200
00000042515764709212919430755299512351342150500
1917 1C MS RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base669912204150596776811432013815391166223344318644937010141
67910152744536270781021622614347481522296658358886962710648
0000004453627078102162261434748152229665835888600
0000004756647379122182321486957187736987240912800
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 65 RD
Points: 1166
Owner: JRMarcel
 
Grade: MS 65 RD
Points: 1166
Owner: Robert Baker Trust
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer

Disclaimer: The auction prices realized listed in the NGC Auction Central are compiled from a number of independent, third party sources in the numismatic community which NGC believes to be reliable. The auction data listed by NGC may occasionally contain typographical or input errors that can result in incorrect prices realized appearing on the NGC website. Therefore, the prices realized listed in NGC Auction Central are designed to serve merely as one of many measures and facts that coin buyers and sellers can use in determining coin values. These prices are not intended, and should not be relied upon, to replace the due diligence and – when appropriate – expert consultation that coin buyers and sellers should undertake when entering into a coin transaction. As such, NGC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in the NGC Auction Central. By using the NGC Auction Central, the user agrees that neither NGC nor any of its affiliates, shareholders, officers, employees or agents shall have any liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including without limitation any loss arising from reliance on the information contained in the NGC Auction Central.