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1911 ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2441, 2442, 2443, 3309, 3310, 3311

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 101,176,054
Proofs: 
2,411

Designer: Victor David Brenner

Diameter: 19 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 95%
Tin and Zinc - 5%

Weight: 48 grains (3.11 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) below the date

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated Brown examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-65BN's.

The finest Uncirculated Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66RB.

The finest Uncirculated Red example graded by PCGS is a single MS-68RD.

The finest Proof Brown examples graded by PCGS are 5 PR-66BN's.

The finest Proof Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 11 PR-66RB's.

The finest Proof Red examples graded by PCGS are 6 PR-66RD's.

Recent appearances:
NGC Proof-67 Red and Brown.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7757, illustrated, sold for $2,645.00

ICG Proof-66 Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 313, not illustrated, sold for $1,323.00

PCGS Proof-65 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 353, sold for $253.00

NGC Proof-65 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1263, sold for $316.25

Gem Matte Proof.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 136, plated, sold for $546.25  Purchased privately from Lester Merkin on August 13, 1987

PCGS Proof-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1264, sold for $230.00


Matte Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 182, not plated, sold for $149.50

PCGS MS-66 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8582, not illustrated, sold for $575.00  From the Mike Hughes Collection

PCGS MS-66 Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 314, not illustrated, sold for $1,093.00

PCGS graded MS-64 Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 1367, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "…Gleaming sunset and rose colors on both sides, with some minute darker specks included. Far better than the grade would imply.", sold for $75.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October
2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service