1940 ONE CENT
PCGS Nos: 2686, 3346, 3347
Circulation strikes: 586,810,000
Copper - 95%
Tin and Zinc - 5%
grains (3.11 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the date
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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.
"The PCGS Population Report, October
by The Professional Coin Grading Service