1979 S Lincoln Memorial Cent : Type 2 - Clear S

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.):
1979 S Type 2 Clear S Proof Lincoln Memorial Cent Penny
The San Francisco Mint produced two different varieties of the 1979 S Proof Lincoln Memorial Cent (Penny) where one had a filled in S and the other had a Clear S. Depicted in the example image of the coin above is the Type 2 Clear S. This can be best identified by the S being clearer and not filled in like a blob. Below is a close-up image comparing the Type 1 Filled S vs the Type 2 Clear S. Click the image to enlarge:

1979 Type 1 Filled S vs Type 2 Clear S Lincoln Cent Penny - Difference and Comparison
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1979-S Lincoln Memorial Penny (Type 2 - Clear S Variety) (Proof Coin) is Worth $6.65 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: $0.0247

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Certification Agency: PCGS
Certification Number: 43917826
Condition: PR 69RD DCAM
Seller: whcwa
Condition: Proof
Certification Number: RAW
Condition: PROOF
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Seller: manicora
Certification Agency: US Mint
Condition: DCAM