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PCGS Nos: 2659, 3337, 3338


Circulation strikes: 309,170,000

Designer: Victor David Brenner

Diameter: 19 millimeters

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

Weight: 48 grains (3.11 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the date

For souvenirs at the 1941 American Numismatic Association Convention, dealer Ira S. Reed offered 104 sets of 1937 Cent and Five Cents with specially reeded edges (done outside the Mint).  He sold the two-coin sets for $4 each.

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

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

The finest Proof Red examples graded by PCGS are 7 PR-67RD's.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-67.

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

"Those 1937 Reeded Edge Minor Coins", The Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine, November 20, 1953, pages 1153-1154