1918 ONE CENT
PCGS Nos: 2504, 2505, 2506
Circulation strikes: 288,104,634
Copper - 95%
Tin and Zinc - 5%
grains (3.11 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the date
The finest Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-65BN's.
The finest Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66RB's.
The finest Red example graded by PCGS is a single MS-68RD.
PCGS MS-66 Red. Ex - Superior
Galleries "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot
84 sold for $1,380.00
PCGS MS-66 Red. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach
Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8604, not illustrated, sold for
$517.50 From the Mike Hughes Collection
PCGS graded AU-55. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s
"Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 1393,
illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Error, struck 25%
off-centerůStruck 25% off-center towards 12:30 on the obverse, with a full
date and excellent surfaces. Medium brown with some slight streaking in
the toning. Pleasing and popular as an early Lincoln cent error.", sold
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003"
by The Professional Coin Grading Service