Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 34,500,000
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.1100g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
Link to this coin

1937 S 1C MS obverse 1937 S 1C MS reverse
Expand All    Collapse All

Description & Analysis

This issue is fairly common in gem, fully red condition from rolls that were saved at the time of release. Most 1937-S cents are also well made, with very few showing more than moderate die erosion.

All production at the San Francisco Mint during 1937 took place in two phases. Operations ceased during the months of June through August, as equipment was moved from the old 1874 structure to the new one dedicated in May, and the mint made its annual settlement for the end of the fiscal year June 30. Of course, there is no way to distinguish coins made at the two facilities.

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: 7/12/2020

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

1937 S 1C MS BN
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 0.15 0.25 0.35 0.50 0.85 1.50 1.75 1.75 2.00 3.00 3.25 4.00 8.00 10.50 12.00 24.00 48.00 - - -
1937 S 1C MS RB
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 4.50 6.00 9.50 11.50 17.00 32.50 60.00 - - -
1937 S 1C MS RD
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 5.50 8.00 11.00 14.00 20.00 65.00 300 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 90.00 1125 -

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: 2158
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 65
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: 5/11/2021 1937 S 1C MS BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----211-113--2335-----22
-----------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total----211-113--2335-----22
 ----9%5%5%-5%5%14%--9%14%14%23%----- 
1937 S 1C MS RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------173371421---155
-----------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total-------------173371421---155
 -------------1%5%21%46%27%1%--- 
1937 S 1C MS RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------5403601158418---1981
-----------------------
-----------------32---5
-----------------------
Total--------------5403601161420---1986
 --------------0%2%18%58%21%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1937 S 1C MS BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6666666666666666203276348785861
666666666666666112447167494810904
00000066666666611244716749400
00000066666666615286125763900
1937 S 1C MS RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333669999121620374567135237268323389
333346799910131726405290169247286345408
00000079991013172640529016924728600
000000899911151931426011220325830500
1937 S 1C MS RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33366991212121216202845721022881066116313301514
334679101212121317233454821645471098121913911590
000000101212121317233454821645471098121900
000000111212121519253963922268071131127400
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 1098
Owner: KKM
 
Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 1066
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
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.