Coin Specifications

Category: Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse (1909-1958)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 92,360,000
Obverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Reverse Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.1100g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
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1941 S 1C MS obverse 1941 S 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Due to the usual hoarding of rolls at the time of issue, 1941-S cents are plentiful in all grades through fully red gem. Many, however, were coined from very worn dies showing obvious signs of erosion. Collectors should seek those fully struck from fresh dies.

The S mintmark punch is use since 1917 was showing signs of filling, and the Philadelphia Mint's Engraving Department furnished a new one of large size and completely different style. This debuted on a minority of the 1941-S cents through quarter dollars (half dollars transitioned the following year). 1941-S cents having the Large S are not truly rare, but they are scarce in top grades and bring a premium. The example illustrated has the normal, Small S of 1917-40.

The coining of 1941-S cents was suspended from February through July, perhaps due again to the recurring problem of its fiscal year appropriation running out prematurely at a time of great coinage demand.

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Last Updated: 8/19/2014

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1941 S 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 0.07 0.20 0.40 0.70 0.85 1.10 1.30 1.50 2.00 2.65 3.00 3.20 3.60 4.75 10.00 17.00 27.50 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1941 S 1C MS Red Brown
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 3.00 3.35 3.85 5.75 9.00 16.00 23.50 47.50 - - -
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1941 S 1C MS Red
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.00 11.00 14.00 40.00 210 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 47.00 1500 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2611
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 67


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9/25/1996 NGC MS 67   Red Teletrade Auction 0879, 879/Lot# 1110 $11.75
6/4/1997 NGC MS 67   Red Teletrade Auction 0951, 951/Lot# 1072 $29.75
7/26/2004 PCGS MS 67   Red Heritage Auctions 2004 July New York, NY Bullet Sale #321, 321/Lot# 363 $106.95
2/11/2007 PCGS MS 66   Red Teletrade Auction 2325, 2325/Lot# 1046 $35.00
12/1/2008 NGC MS 67   Red David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 305, 311/Lot# 156 $46.00
1/8/2012 PCGS MS 66   Red Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131203/Lot# 23039 $40.00
1/24/2012 NGC MS 66   Red Stack's Bowers The January 2012 Americana Sale, 134/Lot# 5319 $172.50
12/23/2012 NGC MS 66   Red GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/23/2012, 54/Lot# 56495 $35.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1941 S 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333336699912163767115131163186
333333334679910132347831201421710
0000003346799101323478312014200
0000003356899111530579912615200
1941 S 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333366991220326398194220265320
33333333467910152442751302032352830
000000334679101524427513020323500
000000335689111728538616221125000
1941 S 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333669912121624541151637257989231066
33333346791012131934741313507498409710
000000467910121319347413135074984000
000000568911121521449514753877488100
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Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 725
Owner: asdfgh
 
Grade: MS 67 RD
Points: 725
Owner: asdfgh
 
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