1970 S Lincoln Memorial Cent Small Cents : Small Date - High 7

Copper Alloy Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: San Francisco

Designer - Engraver: Frank Gasparro
Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin and Zinc

Diameter: 19 mm
Mass / Weight: 3.11 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1970 S Small Date Lincoln Memorial Cent Penny
There were two varieties of the 1970 S Lincoln Memorial Cent (Penny). The one depicted in the image above is the small date variety where the "7" appears higher and more level with the "0". Below is a close-up image comparing the large date with the small date. Click the image to enlarge:

1970 S lincoln cent penny - small date vs large date comparision
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-65)
Proof
(PR-65)
-------$56$41

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1970-S Lincoln Memorial Penny (Small Date - High 7 Variety) is worth $56 or more in uncirculated (MS+) mint condition. Proof coins can be worth $41 or more. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $0.0194





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