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1953-S ONE CENT

PCGS No: 2812

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 181,835,000
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

Notes:
The finest Red examples graded by PCGS are 75 MS-67RD's.

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