LINCOLN CENT RPMS 1947-1949

Revised on May 2, 2016

Copyright 2011 by James Wiles, Used with permission from CONECA.

 

 

1947-D

1947-S

1948-D

1948-S

1949-D

1949-S

 

 

 

 

1947-D

RPM-001

Description:

D/D Northeast

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-282

DMR-002

Stage A:

Obverse is EDS

Reverse is LDS

UVC-283

DMR-003

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Reverse die changed EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Light die crack on forehead LDS

Reverse is MDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1947-D

RPM-002

Description:

D/D South CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-284

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Medium secondary mintmark MDS

Light die scratches East-West on upper Obverse

Light die gouge between upper UN of UNUM MDS

Stage C:

Obverse die scratches worn away LDS

Die scratches East-West on lower Reverse LDS

Stage D:

Weak secondary mintmark VLDS

Die crack on forehead

Die crack on 9 of date

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1947-D

RPM-003

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

2, 4

UVC-1167

DMR-010

Stage A:

Obverse is EDS

Reverse is LDS

UVC-285

DMR-005

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS (unconfirmed)

Reverse die changed MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Light die crack over eye LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Bill McMurray, Unknown

 

1947-D

RPM-004

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-286

DMR-006

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die scratch extends from head to 1st T of TRUST MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1947-D

RPM-005

Description:

D/D/D Rotated CW, CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-287

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

 

 

Stage D:

Obverse and Reverse are VLDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1947-D

RPM-006

Description:

D/D/D North, Serifs

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-288

DMR-008

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1947-D

RPM-007

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

XF

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-0

Markers:

UVC-289

DMR-009

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1947-D

RPM-008

Description:

D/D/D Rotated CW, CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-2593

DMR-012

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Horizontal die scratch between ER of AMERICA LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1947-S

RPM-001

Description:

S/S/S North, South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-1

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-004 (Trumpet tail)

UVC-290

 

DMR-003

 

Stage A:

Strong die scratches North-South though bridge of nose and under chin EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Weak Obverse die scratches LDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage D:

Weak secondary mintmark VLDS

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1947-S

RPM-002

Description:

S/S North

Grade:

MS66

Rarity:

Overall: URS-8

Mint State: URS-8

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-004 (Trumpet tail)

UVC-291

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Strong secondary mintmark LMDS

Medium die scratch North-South in front of chin

Reverse is LDS

Stage C:

Weak die scratch in front of chin LDS

Reverse is VLDS

UVC-292

DMR-005

Stage D:

Medium secondary mintmark VLDS

Reverse die changed MDS

Stage E:

Weak secondary mintmark VLDS

Die crack in lower Right wheat grains LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1947-S

RPM-003

Description:

S/S South

Grade:

MS66

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-7

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-004 (Trumpet tail)

UVC-293

 

DMR-006

 

Stage A:

 

Strong die scratch Southwest of Mintmark to vest EDS

Several short die gouges at shoulder fold

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

Obverse die scratch is almost worn away MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Obverse die scratch is gone LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1947-S

RPM-004

Description:

S/S North; FS-01-1947S-504 (21.31) CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-007 (Sans Serif) / MMS-004 (Trumpet tail)

UVC-294

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Stage D:

Obverse and Reverse are VLDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1947-S

RPM-005

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-007 (Sans serif)

UVC-295

DMR-008

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Stage D:

Obverse and Reverse are VLDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1947-S

RPM-006

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-004 (Trumpet tail)

UVC-296

DMR-009

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Carole Kelsey

 

1947-S

RPM-007

Description:

S/S North

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-007 (Sans Serif) / MMS-004 (Trumpet tail)

UVC-297

DMR-010

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Jose Cortez

 

1947-S

RPM-008

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-1

Mint State: URS-1

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-004 (Trumpet tail)

UVC-2594

DMR-015

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die scratches North-South on Obverse MDS

Vertical die scratch through R of AMERICA MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Brian Ribar

 

1948-D

RPM-001

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-298

DMR-002

Stage A:

Obverse is EDS

Small die chip outside upper Right wheat grains LDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1948-D

RPM-002

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-299

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1948-D

RPM-003

Description:

D/D Rotated CCW

Grade:

XF

Rarity:

Overall: URS-1

Mint State: URS-0

Markers:

UVC-300

DMR-004

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1948-D

RPM-004

Description:

D/D North

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-301

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Strong, complete secondary mintmark MDS

Horizontal die scratch through T of CENT MDS

Stage C:

Strong, incomplete secondary mintmark LDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage D:

Medium, incomplete secondary mintmark VLDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1948-D

RPM-005

Description:

D/D Rotated CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-302

DMR-006

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Die scratch East from lower E of ONE LDS

Stage D:

Obverse and Reverse are VLDS

Reported by:

Ken Chylinski

 

1948-D

RPM-006

Description:

D/D/D Northeast, Serifs

Grade:

VF

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-0

Markers:

UVC-1055

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Paul Funaiole

 

1948-S

RPM-001

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

Can be found in mint sets

UVC-303

DMR-002

Stage A:

Obverse is EDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage B:

Die crack over VDB MDS

Reverse is LMDS

Stage C:

Minute die chip in 4 of date LMDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage D:

Obverse is LDS

Reverse is VLDS

UVC-304

 

DMR-003

 

Stage E:

 

Longer die crack over VDB LDS

Reverse die changed EDS

Light die scratches North-South over Reverse

Stage F:

Obverse is VLDS

Reverse die scratches worn away MDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1948-S

RPM-002

Description:

S/S/S West, Lower serif

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-1

Mint State: URS-1

Markers:

UVC-305

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Bill Wilson

 

1948-S

RPM-003

Description:

S/S West (replacement)

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-1

Mint State: URS-1

Markers:

UVC-306

DMR-005

Stage A:

Die scratches North-South on Obverse EDS

Die scratches North-South on Reverse EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Brian Ribar

 

1948-S

RPM-004

Description:

S/S West CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65, MS66

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2, 2

Mint State: URS-2, 2

Markers:

Obverse is LISTED as DDO-001

UVC-307

DMR-006

Stage A:

Strong die scratch North from T of LIBERTY EDS
Reverse is LDS

Stage B:

Medium Obverse die scratch MDS
Reverse is VLDS

UVC-308

 

DMR-007

 

Stage C:

Weak Obverse die scratch LDS

Reverse die changed EDS

Two die scratches South from O of OF to wheat stem

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1948-S

RPM-005

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-309

DMR-008

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die scratches North-South on Obverse LMDS

Die crack Right wheat grains to rim LMDS

Stage C:

Die clash from N of CENT at throat LDS

Reverse is LDS

UVC-310

DMR-009

Stage D:

Obverse is LDS

Reverse die changed EDS

Reported by:

Ken Potter, Eric Axtell

 

1948-S

RPM-006

Description:

S/S/S West, Serif

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-311

DMR-010

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EMDS

Stage B:

Die gouge at lower back of bust MDS

Light die crack upper Left wheat to rim MDS

UVC-312

DMR-011

Stage C:

Die clash from N of CENT at throat LDS

Reverse die changed MDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1948-S

RPM-007

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-1088

DMR-012

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Strong but short die scratches at forehead hairline MDS

Light die crack from lower Right wheat to rim LDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Frank Baumann

 

1949-D

RPM-001

Description:

D/D/D Northeast, South; FS-01-1949D-501 (21.33) CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-313

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Strong secondary mintmark MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LMDS

Stage D:

Medium secondary mintmark LDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage E:

Weak secondary mintmark VLDS

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1949-D

RPM-002

Description:

D/D/D North, South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-314

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Stage D:

Light die crack on forehead VLDS

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1949-D

RPM-003

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-315

 

DMR-004

 

Stage A:

 

Strong secondary mintmark EDS

Circular die scratches under bust

Die gouges over PLURI of PLURIBUS EDS

Stage B:

 

Medium secondary mintmark MDS

Fine die scratches East-West through date area

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

 

Weak secondary mintmark LDS

Light die crack in hair

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1949-D

RPM-004

Description:

D/D Southeast

Grade:

MS64

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-316

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Ken Potter

 

1949-D

RPM-005

Description:

D/D Rotated CW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-317

DMR-006

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1949-D

RPM-006

Description:

D/D Southwest

Grade:

MS64

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-318

DMR-007

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

Light die crack over VDB EMDS

Reverse is EMDS

Stage C:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1949-D

RPM-007

Description:

D/D Rotated CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-319

DMR-008

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1949-D

RPM-008

Description:

D/D Rotated CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-320

DMR-009

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1949-D

RPM-009

Description:

D/D Rotated CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-321

DMR-010

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Obverse is MDS

Two strong die scratches Southwest from last A of AMERICA to wheat stem MDS

Stage C:

Obverse is LMDS

New light die scratch pattern on Reverse LMDS

Stage D:

Obverse is LDS

Weaker die scratches on Reverse LDS

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1949-D

RPM-010

Description:

D/D Rotated CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-322

DMR-011

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Stage D:

Multiple die cracks on forehead VLDS

Die crack from bust to rim at K-6:30

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Bill Wilson

 

1949-S

RPM-001

Description:

S/S/S West, West CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-323

 

DMR-002

 

Stage A:

 

Weak secondary mintmark EDS

Die crack lower Right wheat to rim MDS

Die chip in lower Right wheat grains

UVC-324

DMR-003

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Reverse die changed MDS

Stage C:

Medium secondary mintmark LDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage D:

Strong secondary mintmark VLDS

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1949-S

RPM-002

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-325

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Strong die gouges North-South in fold between shoulder and lapel MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Small die chip inside lower 4 of date LDS

Reverse is unknown

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1949-S

RPM-003

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-326

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Die clash from N of CENT at throat EMDS

Medium die scratches North-South over Obverse

Reverse is EMDS

Stage C:

Weak Obverse and Reverse die scratches MDS

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1949-S

RPM-004

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS67

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-327

 

DMR-006

 

Stage A:

 

Short die gouge from upper L of LIBERTY to rim EDS

Die scratches North-South on Obverse

Die scratches North-South on Reverse EDS

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are EMDS

Stage C:

Weak Obverse and Reverse die scratches LMDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1949-S

RPM-005

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-7

Markers:

UVC-328

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

 

 

Short die gouge from lower L of LIBERTY to rim MDS

Two parallel die scratches North-South between Y of LIBERTY and back of head

Die scratches North-South through E of ONE & T of CENT MDS

Stage C:

Weak Obverse die scratches LDS

Die scratches Southwest-Northeast across Reverse LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1949-S

RPM-006

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-329

 

DMR-008

 

Stage A:

 

Small die chip in upper 4 of date EDS

Numerous, fine Obverse die scratches

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

Light die crack Northeast on shoulder EMDS

Reverse is EMDS

Stage C:

Medium Obverse die scratches MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage D:

Weak Obverse die scratches LMDS

Reverse is LMDS

Stage E:

Larger die chip in upper 4 of date LDS

Light die crack from upper Right wheat lines to rim LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1949-S

RPM-007

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

Overall: URS-1

Mint State: URS-1

Markers:

UVC-330

DMR-009

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1949-S

RPM-008

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-331

DMR-010

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Die scratches North from TY of LIBERTY MDS

Parallel die scratches South from L of PLURIBUS to O of ONE MDS

Stage C:

Die scratches East-West on throat LMDS

Weak Reverse die scratches LMDS

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1949-S

RPM-009

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-332

DMR-011

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage B:

Numerous die scratches North-South on Obverse EMDS

Reverse is EMDS

Stage C:

Light die crack on lower lapel MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage D:

Die crack across lower bust LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1949-S

RPM-010

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS66

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-333

DMR-012

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Three die scratches Northwest from Y of LIBERTY MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Numerous die scratches North-South on Obverse LMDS

Reverse is LMDS

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines