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Mintage figures


Lincoln wheat cent, 1909-1958 (Bronze except 1943 Steel mints)

Year

Mint

Mintage

Comments

1909 VDB

27,995,000

1909 VDB

1,194

Matte Proof

1909 VDB

S

484,000

1909

72,702,618

1909

2,352

Matte Proof

1909

S

1,825,000

1910

146,801,218

1910

S

6,045,000

1910

-

4,083

Matte Proof

1911

101,177,787

1911

D

12,672,000

1911

S

4,026,000

1911

2,411

Matte Proof

1912

68,153,060

1912

D

10,411,000

1912

S

4,431,000

1912

2,145

Matte Proof

1913

76,532,352

1913

D

15,804,000

1913

S

6,101,000

1913

2,848

Matte Proof

1914

75,238,432

1914

D

1,193,000

Beware of altered date or mintmark

1914

S

4,137,000

1914

1,365

Matte Proof

1915

29,092,120

1915

D

22,050,000

1915

S

4,833,000

1915

1,050

Matte Proof

1916

131,832,627

1916

D

35,956,000

1916

S

22,510,000

1916

1,050

Matte Proof

1917

196,429,785

1917

D

55,120,000

1917

S

32,620,000

1918

288,104,634

1918

D

47,830,000

1918

S

34,680,000

1919

392,021,000

1919

D

57,154,000

1919

S

139,760,000

1920

310,165,000

1920

D

49,280,000

1920

S

46,220,000

1921

39,157,000

1921

S

15,274,000

1922

D

7,160,000

Beware of removed mintmark

1923

74,723,000

1923

S

8,700,000

1924

75,178,000

1924

D

2,520,000

1924

S

11,696,000

1925

139,949,000

1925

D

22,580,000

1925

S

26,380,000

1926

157,088,000

1926

D

28,020,000

1926

S

4,550,000

1927

144,440,000

1927

D

27,170,000

1927

S

14,276,000

1928

134,116,000

1928

D

31,170,000

1928

S

17,266,000

1929

185,262,000

1929

D

41,730,000

1929

S

50,148,000

1930

157,415,000

1930

D

40,100,000

1930

S

24,286,000

1931

19,396,000

1931

D

4,480,000

1931

S

866,000

1932

9,062,000

1932

D

10,500,000

1933

14,360,000

1933

D

6,200,000

1934

219,080,000

1934

D

28,446,000

1935

245,388,000

1935

D

47,000,000

1935

S

38,702,000

1936

309,632,000

1936

5,569

PF-63

1936

D

40,620,000

1936

S

29,130,000

1937

309,170,000

1937

D

50,430,000

1937

S

34,500,000

1937

9,320

Proof

1938

156,682,000

1938

D

20,010,000

1938

S

15,180,000

1938

14,734

Proof

1939

316,466,000

1939

D

15,160,000

1939

S

52,070,000

1939

13,520

Proof

1940

586,810,000

1940

D

81,390,000

1940

S

112,940,000

1940

15,872

Proof

1941

887,018,000

1941

D

128,700,000

1941

S

92,360,000

1941

32,600

Proof

1942

657,796,000

1942

D

206,698,000

1942

S

85,590,000

1942

32,600

Proof

1943

c40

12 known to exist in bronze.

1943

S

?

1 known to exist in bronze.

1943

684,628,670

Zinc-plated steel

1943

D

217,660,000

Zinc-plated steel

1943

S

191,550,000

Zinc-plated steel

1944

1,435,000,000

Shell casing bronze without Tin

1944

>27

Zinc-plated steel. 27 known.

1944

D

430,578,000

Shell casing bronze without Tin

1944

D

c10

Zinc-plated steel. 7-10 known.

1944

D

*

D over S

1944

S

282,760,000

"Shell casing bronze without Tin

1944

S

>1

Zinc-plated steel. Only 1 known.

1945

1,040,515,000

Shell casing bronze without Tin

1945

D

266,268,000

Shell casing bronze without Tin

1945

S

181,770,000

Shell casing bronze without Tin

1946

991,655,000

1946

D

315,690,000

1946

S

198,100,000

1947

190,555,000

1947

D

194,750,000

1947

S

99,000,000

1948

317,570,000

1948

D

172,637,500

1948

S

81,735,000

1949

217,775,000

1949

D

153,132,500

1949

S

64,290,000

1950

272,635,000

1950

D

334,950,000

1950

S

118,505,000

1950

51,383

Proof

1951

284,576,000

1951

D

625,355,000

1951

S

136,010,000

1951

57,500

Proof

1952

186,775,000

1952

D

746,130,000

1952

S

137,800,004

1952

-

81,980

Proof

1953

256,755,000

1953

D

700,515,000

1953

S

181,835,000

1953

128,800

Proof

1954

71,640,050

1954

D

251,552,500

1954

S

96,190,000

1954

233,300

Proof

1955

330,580,000

Double-Die varieties have been found

1955

D

563,257,500

1955

S

44,610,000

1955

378,200

Proof

1956

420,745,000

1956

D

1,098,201,100

1956

669,384

Proof

1957

282,540,000

1957

D

1,051,342,000

1957

1,247,952

Proof

1958

252,525,000

1958

D

800,953,300

1958

875,652

Proof


Lincoln Memorial cent, 1959-1982 (Bronze except cancelled Aluminium mints)

Year

Mint

Mintage

Comments

1959

P

609,715,000

1959

D

1,279,760,000

1959

-

1,149,291

Proof

1960

P

586,405,000

Small and Large date varieties

1960

D

1,580,884,000

Small and Large date varieties

1960

-

1,691,602

Proof, Large Date

1960

-

^

Proof, Small Date

1961

P

753,345,000

1961

D

1,753,266,700

1961

-

3,028,244

Proof

1962

P

606,045,000

1962

D

1,793,148,400

1962

-

3,218,019

Proof

1963

P

754,110,000

1963

D

1,774,020,400

1963

-

3,075,645

Proof

1964

P

2,648,575,000

1964

D

3,799,071,500

1964

-

3,950,962

Proof

1965

-

1,497,224,900

No Mint mark.

1966

-

2,188,147,783

No Mint mark

1967

-

3,048,667,100

No Mint mark

1968

P

1,707,880,970

1968

D

2,886,269,600

1968

S

258,270,001

Lowest minted non-proof memorial coin

1968

S

3,041,506

Proof

1969

P

1,136,910,000

1969

D

4,002,832,200

1969

S

544,375,000

Double-Die varieties have been found

1969

S

2,934,631

Proof

1970

P

1,898,315,000

1970

D

2,891,438,900

1970

S

690,560,004

Small and Large date varieties

1970

S

2,632,810

Proof, Small Date (High 7)

1970

S

^

Proof, Large Date (Low 7)

1971

P

1,919,490,000

1971

D

2,911,045,600

1971

S

525,133,459

1971

S

3,220,733

Proof

1972

P

2,933,255,000

Double-Die varieties have been found

1972

D

2,665,071,400

1972

S

376,939,108

1972

S

3,260,996

Proof

1973

P/W

3,728,245,000

Between 1973 and 1986 West Point Mint

West Point Mint
The West Point Mint Facility was erected in 1937 near the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York. Originally it was called the West Point Bullion Depository. At one point it had the highest concentration of silver of any U.S. mint facility, and for 35 years produced circulating pennies...

 produced cent coins when demand was high. The West Point Mint produced cents are indistinguishable from Philadelphia Mints.

1973

D

3,549,576,588

1973

S

317,177,295

1973

S

2,760,339

Proof

1974

P/W

4,232,140,523

1974

1974 aluminum cent
The 1974 aluminium cent was a one-cent coin proposed by the United States Mint in 1973. It was composed of an alloy of aluminium and trace metals, and intended to replace the predominantly copper–zinc cent due to the rising costs of coin production in the traditional bronze alloy. 1,571,167 were...

P

1,570,000

Aluminium. None released to the public.

1974

D

4,235,098,000

1974

1974 aluminum cent
The 1974 aluminium cent was a one-cent coin proposed by the United States Mint in 1973. It was composed of an alloy of aluminium and trace metals, and intended to replace the predominantly copper–zinc cent due to the rising costs of coin production in the traditional bronze alloy. 1,571,167 were...

D

c10

Aluminium. None released to the public.

1974

S

409,426,660

1974

S

2,612,568

Proof

1975

P/W

5,451,476,142

1975

P

66

Aluminium. None released to the public.

1975

D

4,505,275,300

1975

S

2,845,450

Proof

1976

P/W

4,674,292,426

1976

D

4,221,592,455

1976

S

4,149,730

Proof

1977

P/W

4,469,930,000

1977

D

4,194,062,300

1977

S

3,251,152

Proof

1978

P/W

5,558,605,000

1978

D

4,280,233,400

1978

S

3,127,781

Proof

1979

P/W

6,018,515,000

1979

D

4,139,357,254

1979

S

3,677,175

Proof, Filled S

1979

S

^

Proof, Clear S

1980

P/W

7,414,705,000

1980

D

5,140,098,660

1980

S

3,554,806

Proof

1981

P/W

7,491,750,000

1981

D

5,373,235,677

1981

S

4,063,083

Proof, Filled S

1981

S

^

Proof, Clear S

1982

P/W

10,712,525,000

Bronze and Copper-plated zinc versions.

1982

D

6,012,979,368

Bronze and Copper-plated zinc versions.

1982

S

3,857,479

Proof



Lincoln Memorial cent, 1982-present (copper-plated zinc)

Year

Mint

Mintage

Comments

1983

P/W

7,752,355,000

1983

D

6,467,199,428

1983

S

3,279,126

Proof

1984

P/W

8,151,079,000

1984

D

5,569,238,906

1984

S

3,065,110

Proof

1985

P/W

5,648,489,887

1985

D

5,287,399,926

1985

S

3,362,821

Proof

1986

P/W

4,491,395,493

1986

D

4,442,866,698

1986

S

3,010,497

Proof

1987

P

4,682,466,931

1987

D

4,879,389,514

1987

S

4,227,728

Proof

1988

P

6,092,810,000

1988

D

5,253,740,443

1988

S

3,262,948

Proof

1989

P

7,261,535,000

1989

D

5,345,467,111

1989

S

3,220,194

Proof

1990

P

6,851,765,000

1990

D

4,922,894,533

1990

S

3,296,504

Proof

1990

S

3,055

Proof missing the S mint mark.

1991

P

5,165,940,000

1991

D

4,158,442,076

1991

S

2,867,787

Proof

1992

P

4,648,905,000

1992

D

4,448,673,300

1992

S

4,176,560

Proof

1993

P

5,684,705,000

1993

D

6,426,650,571

1993

S

3,394,792

Proof

1994

P

6,500,850,000

1994

D

7,131,765,000

1994

S

3,269,923

Proof

1995

P

6,411,440,000

1995

D

7,128,560,000

1995

S

2,797,481

Proof

1996

P

6,612,465,000

1996

D

6,510,795,000

1996

S

2,525,265

Proof

1997

P

4,622,800,000

1997

D

4,576,555,000

1997

S

2,796,678

Proof

1998

P

5,032,200,000

1998

D

5,225,200,000

1998

S

2,086,507

Proof

1999

P

5,237,600,000

1999

D

6,360,065,000

1999

S

3,347,966

Proof

2000

P

5,503,200,000

2000

D

8,774,220,000

2000

S

4,047,993

Proof

2001

P

4,959,600,000

2001

D

5,374,990,000

2001

S

3,184,606

Proof

2002

P

3,260,800,000

2002

D

4,028,055,000

2002

S

3,211,995

Proof

2003

P

3,300,000,000

2003

D

3,548,000,000

2003

S

3,298,439

Proof

2004

P

3,456,400,000

2004

D

3,379,600,000

2004

S

2,965,422

Proof

2005

P

3,935,600,000

2005

D

3,764,450,500

2005

S

3,344,679

Proof

2006

P

4,290,000,000

2006

D

3,944,000,000

2006

S

2,923,105

Proof

2007

P

3,762,400,000

2007

D

3,638,800,000

2007

S

2,259,847

Proof

2008

P

2,569,600,000

2008

D

2,849,600,000

2008

S

1,998,108

Proof



Lincoln Bicentennial cent, 2009 (copper-plated zinc)

Year

Mint

Mintage

Comments

2009

P T1

284,800,000

Birthplace

2009

D T1

350,000,000

Birthplace

2009

S T1

*

Proof

2009

P T2

376,000,000

Formative Years

Double-Die varieties have been found

2009

D T2

363,600,000

Formative Years

2009

S T2

*

Proof

Double-Die Variety has been found

2009

P T3

316,000,000

Professional Life

2009

D T3

336,000,000

Professional Life

2009

S T3

*

Proof

2009

P T4

129,600,000

Presidency

2009

D T4

198,000,000

Presidency

2009

S T4

*

Proof


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