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1942 ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2704, 3352, 3353

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 657,796,000
Proofs: 
32,600

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 examples graded by PCGS are 86 MS-67RD's.

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

The finest Proof Red examples graded by PCGS are 3 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