Describe three series of modern coins

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The advanced coin period started in America in 1965, the principal year the U.S. Mint created copper-nickel “clad” coins as a swap for silver coins, finishing a solid, long-term custom. For some gatherers, this was the demise sound for gathering, as the coins would presently don’t have any natural worth and mintages would be gigantic. Authorities saw advanced money as a tremendous desert of supernormal, unremarkable, ugly, and exhausting coins.



1975 10C No S (Proof)

Series: Roosevelt Dimes 1965 to Date


PCGS #: 5254

DESIGNER: John R. Sinnock

EDGE: Reeded

DIAMETER: 17.90 millimeters

WEIGHT: 2.27 grams

MINTAGE: 2,845,450

MINT: Philadelphia

METAL: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel over a pure Copper center

AUCTION RECORD: $456,000 • PR68 • 09-08-2019 • Heritage Auctions


Starting at 2009, as not many as twelve models exist in all grades consolidated, making a very scant coin. Due to the modest number of coins in presence, all things considered, the San Francisco Mint got these missteps from the get-go in the creation cycle. There are no Mint records giving any subtleties to these coins, which makes them a total secret.

There is verifiably a ton of interest for this coin. Maybe this is the reason the coin has performed very well consistently. For example, in 1997 a PCGS PR68 model sold for roughly $6,000. In 2005, the coin in a similar grade as PCGS PR68 sold for $32,200 or an expansion of basically fivefold inside an eight-year time frame.


1990 1C No S, DCAM (Proof)

Series: Lincoln Cents 1959 to Date


PCGS #: 93506

DESIGNER: Victor David Brenner/Frank Gasparro

EDGE: Plain

DIAMETER: 19.00 millimeters

WEIGHT: 2.50 grams

MINTAGE: 3,299,559

MINT: Philadelphia

METAL: Copper-plated Zinc

AUCTION RECORD: $20,700 • PR69 • 08-04-2007 • Bowers & Merena


Jaime Hernandez: For current coins gave from 1965 to date, the Proof 1990 No S Lincoln penny is viewed as a monster, no doubt.

Basically on the grounds that under 200 models exist. It is from a very powerful and famous series. It is the main confirmation coin from 1909 to 2009 or in the whole Lincoln penny series, which is feeling the loss of the amazingly huge mint imprint. The coin exists despite everything. Besides, the missing mint imprint is unmistakably straightforward, even with the unaided eye.

As a matter of first importance, in 1985 the U.S. Mint deserted the act of punching mint imprints onto working coin bites the dust, and on second thought, it started punching the mint imprint straightforwardly onto the functioning center points. Be that as it may, the 1990 No S Proof Lincoln penny was unintentionally struck by a mint state pass on which was coincidentally dealt with like a proof pass on.


This happened since the Mint coincidentally transported a mint state because of the San Francisco Mint without the kick the bucket containing the S mintmark. This mint state kick the bucket was then cleaned, sandblasted, struck a few times and surprisingly, it was then changed into a proof bite the dust, for sure I like to call a monster! Incredibly, the 1990 No S Proof Lincoln pennies deluded both the Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints.

1990 No S Lincoln pennies were first found on July 18, 1990, by Jim Gullen of New York. Following the revelation, the U.S. Mint freely declared that few 1990 Proof Lincoln pennies with missing mint imprints were inadvertently struck at the San Francisco Mint. The Mint likewise affirmed the obliteration of 145 instances of the 1990 No S Proof Lincoln pennies.

The 1990 No S Proof Lincoln pennies were found in customary 1990 Proof Sets just as being found in 1990 Prestige Proof Sets. At that point, the Mint was delivering around 3,700 proof Lincoln pennies from each pair of kicks the bucket.


The gauge of less than 200 coins existing is because of the straightforward truth that these coins are rarely experienced. For around 20 years, the inexact figure of less than 200 coins degree has remained fairly steady. For quite a long time, there have not been any reports of more 1990 No S Proof Lincoln pennies being found. Most of 1990 Proof and Prestige sets have been examined. Sellers, gatherers, and careful selectors of both present-day and exemplary coins are very much aware of this assortment, particularly, since it orders a great many dollars even in the least grades. Finally, this coin is hard.


1972 $1 Type 2 (Regular Strike)

Series: Eisenhower Dollars 1971-1978



PCGS #: 97409

DESIGNER: Frank Gasparro/Michael Collins & James Cooper

EDGE: Reeded

DIAMETER: 38.50 millimeters

WEIGHT: 22.70 grams

MINTAGE: 75,890,000

MINT: Philadelphia

METAL: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel over a pure Copper center

AUCTION RECORD: $9,988 • MS66 • 01-06-2016 • Heritage Auctions


The 1972 Type 2 Eisenhower Dollar is the critical coin to the whole series. This assortment was just struck from one known converse bite the dust. This is one of the essential motivations behind why there are not many models accessible contrasted with some other date and a mint sign of this series. Each of the 1972 Eisenhower Dollars ought to represent a few nations or islands underneath Florida however on the 1972 Type 2 coins the islands are extremely level and practically vague.

The 1972 Type 2 Eisenhower Dollar was inadvertently hit with an opposite bite the dust expected for evidence coins as it were. A normal flow strike kick the bucket creating Eisenhower Dollars at the time was delivering around 100,000 coins each. Consequently, without a doubt under 40,000 coins of this assortment exist in all grades consolidated since large numbers of them flowed and have significant wear making them difficult to recognize. Additionally, numerous other coins have been lost throughout the long term.

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