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1940 ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2686, 3346, 3347

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 586,810,000
Proofs: 
15,872

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

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

The finest Proof Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-66RB's.

The finest Proof Red examples graded by PCGS are 6 PR-67RD's.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-64.

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