Sets which included the Brilliant Lincoln Cent proofs. Brilliant Proof Lincolns were minted from 1936 -1942, 1950-1964, and from 1968 until the late 1970s. As proof technology improved during the 1970s, the mint began producing proofs with a more cameo appearance. Cameo proof coins are is described as having frosted devices and mirrored fields.
What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.): USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1942 Jefferson Nickel is Worth $0.16 in Average Condition and can be Worth $4.30 to $16 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition. Proof Coins can be Worth $102 or more. Click here to Learn How to use Coin Price Charts.
1942 proof penny (Philadelphia) — 32,600 minted, $35+ * Values are for worn, but problem-free coins (no cleanings, holes, porosity, etc.). Uncirculated 1942 pennies are generally worth $1 or more. Rare 1942 Penny Values
1942 Jefferson Nickel. Original Proof. Three coin dealers might agree on the grade of a coin if two of them were dead. One is a 1915-d penny in a BU holder described as a 1915-s. One is a high grade type one standing liberty quarter described as a type two.
@Roberto G. Wantland In addition, the 32,600 proof cents were sold to collectors and Collectors aren't going to put them into circulation. Occasionally proof coins do enter circulation, but that number would be extremely low. There is an overwhelming probability that you have one of the 658 MILLION business strikes, and not one of the few dozen (or less) 1942 proofs, that may have ...
Designed by Felix Schlag and first minted in 1938, this is a very popular and collectible series! From late 1942 through 1945, the Jefferson Nickel was struck in a silver alloy, to make more copper and nickel available for the war effort. To distinguish this variety, a large mintmark was placed on the reverse over the image of Monticello, the first time that a P-mint was placed on a U.S. coin.
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The key to the Mercury dime business strike set and one of the most popular of all U.S. 20th century coins. Tied for finest known with just nine examples at PCGS. Further attesting to this piece's spectacular quality, it is one of only four to have gained CAC approval in 67FB.
Oct 13, 2020 · This auction contains a certified Proof PCGS MS64 1942 Lincoln Cent Red. This specimen has no black spots or ugly toning. Please view the attached pictures. Combine shipping applies when multiple auctions are purchased.