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PCGS Nos: 2498, 2499, 2500


Circulation strikes: 55,120,000

Designer: Victor David Brenner

Diameter: 19 millimeters

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

Weight: 48 grains (3.11 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: "D" (for Denver, CO) below the date

The finest Brown examples graded by PCGS is a single MS-66BN.

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

The finest Red examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-66RD's.

Recent appearances:
ICG MS-66 Red
- Goldbergs 05/2001:334, $1,667.00

NGC MS-65 Red
- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6704, not illustrated, sold for $833.75

NGC MS-65 Red
- Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 374, $862.50

PCGS MS-65 Red
- Mike Hughes collection
- Heritage 05/2001:8602, $1,495.00

MS-65 Red and Brown
- Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 1390, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "ůSpot free and pleasing, although the color may not be original. Sharply struck throughout.", $172.00

PCGS MS-64 Red
- Heritage 05/2001:7696, not sold

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