Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 9,062,000
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.1100g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
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1932 1C MS obverse 1932 1C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

This year witnessed the lowest mintage of cents at Philadelphia for the entire Lincoln series. Not since 1877 had so few cents been struck there.

Very difficult for collectors to obtain at the time, 1932(P) cents saw limited distribution, and many hobbyists bought their examples directly from the U. S. Treasury at face value plus postage. Such purchases were restricted to no more than two coins of each date, mint and denomination. A year or two later the balance of the mintage was released, and this date is no longer rare.

1932(P) cents were quite well made overall, and finding a well struck piece with bright, red color is not too difficult. Worn examples were much scarcer in circulation than earlier dates, but these too are common enough to fill everyone's penny folder.

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Last Updated: 9/18/2019

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1932 1C MS BN
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Base $ 1.50 2.25 3.00 5.50 8.50 12.50 14.50 15.00 16.50 19.50 20.00 25.00 28.00 32.00 45.00 75.00 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 35.00 50.00 - - -
1932 1C MS RB
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 23.00 26.00 30.00 47.50 68.00 110 - - - -
$ - - - - - - 26.00 29.00 33.00 52.50 77.50 - - -
1932 1C MS RD
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 32.00 45.00 65.00 105 250 3000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 50.00 70.00 180 725 8000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 826
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67

The chart showing 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 1932 1C MS BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----5442314-221387-----55
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Total----5442314-221387-----55
 ----9%7%7%4%5%2%7%-4%4%24%15%13%----- 
1932 1C MS RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------421814712----165
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Total-------------421814712----165
 -------------2%13%49%28%7%---- 
1932 1C MS RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------812126319717---606
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-----------------61---7
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Total--------------812126320318---613
 --------------1%20%43%33%3%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1932 1C MS BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33669163250545967818998115131175288323363434515
3467112138515662728492104120146213300336387461541
0000003851566272849210412014621330033638700
0000004453576476869510912616025031135041000
1932 1C MS RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6699122037545967768994106123194265395442489579680
67910152643566270809198112147218308411458519613714
0000004356627080919811214721830841145851900
00000048576473859210211717024135242647354900
1932 1C MS RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base99121216244159677685981021311832554509083406363340184433
9101213193047627079899911214820732060317413482376141564655
00000047627079899911214820732060317413482376100
000000536473829410112116623138575525733557389000
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Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 3406
Owner: KKM
 
Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 3406
Owner: Robert Baker Trust
 
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