1953 ONE CENT
PCGS Nos: 2806, 3368, 83368,
Circulation strikes: 256,755,000
Copper - ±95%
Tin and Zinc - ±5%
grains (±3.1 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the date
The finest Uncirculated Red examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67RD's.
The finest Proof Red example graded by PCGS are 3 PR-69RD's.
The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-68.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 4 PRDC-67's.
"The PCGS Population Report, October
2003" by The Professional Coin