Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 15,160,000
Catalog: KM-132
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.11g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1939 D 1C MS obverse 1939 D 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

1939-D were very well made, and it is rare to find one struck from worn dies. Denver Mint coins of the late 1930s are almost always of excellent quality across all denominations.

Having a low mintage for a Lincoln Cent, this issue was always a bit scarce in circulation, but the usual number of rolls were saved for the benefit of future collectors.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/19/2014

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1939 D 1C MS Brown
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Base $ 0.35 0.45 0.55 0.80 1.10 1.50 1.65 1.75 2.00 2.75 3.00 3.50 5.00 9.00 13.00 20.00 37.00 - - -
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1939 D 1C MS Red Brown
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 3.25 3.50 4.00 7.50 12.50 18.00 25.00 45.00 - - -
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1939 D 1C MS Red
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 4.25 5.75 9.00 15.00 25.00 40.00 165 8000 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 650 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1736
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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5/14/2007 PCGS MS 67   Red Heritage Auctions 2007 May US Coin Online Session #435, 435/Lot# 7313 $115.00
11/20/2008 NGC MS 67   Red David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 302, 308/Lot# 8159 $41.00
9/6/2009 PCGS MS 67   Red Teletrade Auction 2741, 2741/Lot# 1209 $138.00
10/3/2010 PCGS MS 67   Red Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #210102, 210102/Lot# 22054 $172.50
5/20/2012 PCGS MS 65   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/20/2012, 23/Lot# 46193 $21.00
6/17/2012 PCGS MS 66   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/17/2012, 27/Lot# 57294 $26.00
2/22/2013 PCGS MS 67   Red Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 6721 $129.25
9/4/2016 NGC MS 67   Red Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131637/Lot# 23943 $89.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1939 D 1C MS Brown
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Base6666666666666666203276348785861
6666666666666661124471674948100
00000066666666611244716749400
00000066666666615286125763900
1939 D 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base66666699999999245472102183209255448
6666679999999143460821291922243190
00000099999991434608212919222400
00000099999991944669215620024000
1939 D 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base366666666669916326389163539504955397287
466666666679112142721142882042521261220
000000666679112142721142882042521200
000000666689142753801384143546537600
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Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 774
Owner: DONALD K. WHITMAN
 
Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 539
Owner: Big Tiger
 
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