1922-D Lincoln Cent

1922-D Lincoln Cent
1922-D Lincoln Cent 1922-D Lincoln Cent 1922-D Lincoln Cent
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Philly to Denver: "Stop Making Lincolns!"

In 1922, the Philadelphia Mint didn't make any Lincoln Cents, and they told the folks in Denver to stop making them - even though they were needed. Since no Lincolns were being struck in San Francisco, the only 1922 Lincoln Cents made anywhere were struck in Denver. And, they stopped making them in March, so the mintage for that year was only a little more than half of a normal year's production. Since every Lincoln Cent collector needs one to complete their collection, we've secured some of these "mile high" treasures exclusively for you.

Year of Issue 1922
Country United States
Composition Copper-Nickel - CuNi
Purity Mixed
Money that has served a purpose in the channels of commerce -- in other words, it has traded hands in exchange for goods or services. Once a coin has "hit the streets," it is no longer considered Mint State or Uncirculated.
Very Fine (VF) coins show moderate wear on the high points of their designs. All of the major details are still visible, but they're not sharp.
Denomination 0.01
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name
Denver - D
To meet the need for a United States Mint location in the heart of the West, the U.S. Government acquired the assay office and private mint of Clark, Gruber and Company for $25,000 in 1863. While a new assay office was immediately set up in its place, the new branch of the U.S. Mint wasn't in full operation until 1906. Initially responsible for minting $20 Double Eagles from Colorado gold, today the Denver Mint produces about 40 million coins a day -- a total of 8 billion coins a year.
Coin Weight 3.11 Grams - g
Dimensions 19mm
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