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1944-S Lincoln Cent struck on a Zinc-Plated Steel Planchet, graded MS66 NGC. with a weight of 2.6 grams. Large S, one of two mint mark varieties in use that year in San Francisco, along with the Knob S. The other known 1944-S steel cent is also the Large S variety. An estimated 10 are thought to exist in various conditions and grades.
Important for the collector is to look for zinc coated copper planchet since these are fake. It's best to have the coin authenticated and certified by a reputable grading service.
Sold for: $373,750.00 (includes 10% BP ) Auction Ended On: Jul 31, 2008
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