Pattern: 1942 1c Judd-2054 NGC MS61 (R-7)
Closed On: Thursday, February 26, 2009 4:58 PM.
DLRC #: 277836 // PCGS #: 46054
Less than a dozen believed to exist. An experimental piece, this pattern cent represents a precursor to the 1943 Steel Cent. Unlike various plastic, glass and composite pieces from similar dies, the steel/zinc pieces were almost certainly struck at the Philadelphia or Denver Mint.