History, Information, and Value of 1973-S Lincoln Memorial Cent
Value of 1973-S Lincoln Memorial Cent
The 1973-S Lincoln Memorial Cent was a coin that created much speculation at its release. Due to a delayed release from the Mint, collectors thought that the mint would be discontinued. $50 face value bags sold for over $700 on the market. However, don’t get your hopes up. This coin is common (now that all of the coins have been released) and will only trade for face value.
The text on the Lincoln one cent coin reads as follows. Obverse: LIBERTY; Date; IN GOD WE TRUST; S (San Francisco) | Reverse: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; E PLURIBUS UNUM; ONE CENT.
Most Lincoln Memorial $0.01 coins are easily found as circulation coinage. If you are looking to purchase one of these coins, they can typically be found with little difficulty. As always, look for the high grade coins, and if available, try to get a coin that is already certified. Our coin experts are interested in making offers on any coin that is a high Mint State Grade (such as MS67 and higher), or any coin that has a double die variety or other Mint error. If you have one of these coins, please contact us to have the coin appraised. We are rare coin experts and can make you an offer for what your coin is worth. For circulated coins in low grades, you can easily buy or sell a Lincoln penny by visiting your local coin dealer. If you have any more questions about one cent coins, please contact our experts.