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1913-S ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2465, 2466, 2467

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 6,101,000
Proofs: 
0

Designer: Victor David Brenner

Diameter: 19 millimeters

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

Weight: 48 grains (3.11 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) below the date

Notes:
The finest Brown examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-65BN's.

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

The finest Red example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66RD.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65 Red.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 5932, plated, sold for $3,220.00

PCGS MS-65 Red.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 362 @$1,696.25

PCGS MS-65 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8590, illustrated, sold for $3,105.00   From the Mike Hughes Collection

SEGS MS-64 Red.  Ex - Superior Galleries "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 77 sold for $460.00

MS-64 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Santa Clara Signature Sale", November 16-17, 2000, Lot 5154, not illustrated, sold for $391.00

NGC MS-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6695, not illustrated, sold for $460.00

PCGS MS-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7682, not illustrated, sold for $402.50

PCGS graded MS-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 1376, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "A beautiful coin that boasts a lovely tan color over original red surfaces. Hints of rose at the center, and well struck for this date. Free of the usual fingerprints or spots, making this coin especially desirable. Don't miss it.", sold for $805.00

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