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1942-S ONE CENT

PCGS No: 2709, 2710

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 85,590,000
Proofs: 
0

Designer: Victor David Brenner

Diameter: 19 millimeters

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

Weight: 48 grains (3.1 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) below the date

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Notes:
The finest Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-66RB's.

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

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