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    1972 Cent, MS67+ Red
    FS-101, Doubled Die Obverse
    Single Finest at NGC

    1972 1C Doubled Die Obverse, FS-101, MS67+ Red NGC. Among the many Lincoln cent doubled die varieties, only the FS-101 1972 comes close to the remarkable doubling of the FS-101 1955. All obverse legends are widely doubled, and both hubbings are equally strong. The FS-101 1972 was saved in quantity, as it was reported early, and collectors went on a treasure hunt searching rolls and bags. As of (10/20), NGC has certified 1,606 pieces as Red. Single-finest among that quantity is the present lot, the only example graded MS67+ Red with none finer. The orange-gold color is uniform, the cartwheel sheen is potent, the strike is intricate, the surfaces are void of carbon, and the eye appeal is extraordinary.

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 38013, Base PCGS# 2950)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Zinc


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2020
    19th-22nd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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