Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 41,730,000
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.1100g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
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1929 D 1C MS obverse 1929 D 1C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

This was a high mintage issue for the Denver Mint, and it came at the onset of the Great Depression. As a consequence, many of these coins remained undistributed until 1933-34 and were then scooped up by the nascent roll market. 1929-D have always been common in Mint State, though fully red gems remain fairly scarce.

Most 1929-D cent are poorly struck as the result of overly worn dies. Blurring and stretching of peripheral elements, such as the wheat heads and the second 9 of the date are quite often seen. A fully struck example from fresh dies is a rarity.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/28/2019

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1929 D 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 0.35 0.66 1.09 1.75 5.32 12.70 13.00 14.50 20.25 25.00 30.00 32.00 37.00 52.00 108 250 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 45.00 60.00 135 - - -
1929 D 1C MS Red Brown
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 33.00 40.00 66.00 81.00 240 500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 95.00 300 - - -
1929 D 1C MS Red
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 55.00 81.00 185 550 2650 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 60.00 - 325 900 5500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 477
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 66

The chart showing 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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 8/13/2019 1929 D 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--1345241311--173127141----124
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Total--1345241311--173127141----124
 --1 %2 %3 %4 %2 %3 %1 %2 %9 %--14 %25 %22 %11 %1 %---- 
1929 D 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------74190454----187
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Total-------------74190454----187
 -------------4 %22 %48 %24 %2 %---- 
1929 D 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------21899416----166
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---------------1-1----2
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Total-------------218100417----168
 -------------1 %11 %60 %24 %4 %---- 

Auction Prices Realized

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8/4/2009 PCGS MS 64   Red Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #29083, 29083/Lot# 24542 $149.50
9/19/2010 PCGS MS 66   Red Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1385 $4,830.00
2/15/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Teletrade Auction 3015, 3015/Lot# 1028 $8.00
2/7/2013 PCGS MS 65   Red Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1182/Lot# 7337 $470.00
7/7/2013 PCGS MS 63   Red Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 759, 768/Lot# 325 $62.00
9/8/2013 PCGS XF 45   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/08/2013, 91/Lot# 135895 $9.00
10/20/2013 PCGS MS 63   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/20/2013, 97/Lot# 130829 $57.20
4/10/2015 PCGS MS 64   Red Brown Stack's Bowers iAuction 3529, 6098/Lot# 21041 $49.35
11/8/2015 PCGS MS 64   Brown Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131546/Lot# 25270 $111.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1929 1C MS D Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333616284550597610212313115522040972579887510101160
3334920344753658510912613917728351474982492010600
000000344753658510912613917728351474982492000
000000394856709311612814719834662077484996500
1929 1C MS D Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3366920375054678511513516323029870511381239134615331738
34671326415158739512214418525343484911721275140816010
000000415158739512214418525343484911721275140800
0000004653637910512815420827556999412051310147100
1929 1C MS D Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base669912244154597694127147220304620117933653590382642264656
67910163045566582105134171248409806190834403669395943690
00000045566582105134171248409806190834403669395900
00000050577088116140196276515993263635153747409300
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Grade: MS 65 RD
Points: 1179
Owner: Robert Baker Trust
 
Grade: MS 66 BN
Points: 725
Owner: coppermania
 
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