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1955 Double Die Lincoln Cent Obverse     1955 Double Die Lincoln Cent Reverse


1955 ONE CENT

PCGS Nos: 2824, 3374, 83374, 93374

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 330,580,000
Proofs: 
378,200

Designer: Victor David Brenner

Diameter: 19 millimeters

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

Weight: 48 grains (3.1 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) below the date

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Varieties:
1955 Doubled Die Obverse

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated Red examples graded by PCGS are 8 MS-67RD's.

The finest Proof Red example graded by PCGS are 14 PR-68RD's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 11 PR-68's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PR-69.

Significant examples:
(see individual varieties)

Recent appearances:
(see individual varieties)
ICG Proof-68 Cameo.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7761, not illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-67 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8711, illustrated, sold for $1,207.50   From the Mike Hughes Collection

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