LINCOLN CENT RPMS 1956-1957

Revised on August 2, 2015

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

 

 

1956-D

1956-D&S

1957-D

 

 

 

 

1956-D

RPM-001

Description:

D/D Southwest; FS-01-1956D-501 (22.1) CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-10

Mint State: URS-8

Markers:

UVC-551

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Diagonal die scratch in C of CENT MDS

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Die chip in Left wheat grains LDS

Stage D:

Obverse is LDS

Depression in Left wheat grains North of die chip LDS

Stage E:

Obverse is LDS

Two medium die chips in Left wheat grains LDS

Stage F:

Obverse is LDS

Large die chip in Left wheat grains LDS

UVC-552

 

DMR-003

 

Stage G:

 

Obverse is VLDS

Reverse die changed EDS

Horizontal die scratch through NT of CENT

Stage H:

Full die break BIE of LIBERTY VLDS

Reverse is EMDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1956-D

RPM-002

Description:

D/D/D Rotated CW, Rotated CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-553

DMR-004

Stage A:

Horizontal die gouge on cheek EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

George Tarbox

 

1956-D

RPM-003

Description:

D/D North

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-8

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-554

 

DMR-005

 

Stage A:

 

Strong secondary mintmark EDS

Two non-parallel die scratches East from tie

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

 

Weak secondary mintmark MDS

Obverse die scratches worn away

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Small die chip on Right crossbar T of CENT LDS

Stage D:

Light die crack in hair LDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage E:

Obverse is VLDS

Medium die chip on Right crossbar T of CENT VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1956-D

RPM-004

Description:

D/D Northeast

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-8

Mint State: URS-8

Markers:

UVC-555

DMR-006

Stage A:

Strong die scratches Northwest through date EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

 

Die crack over VDB MDS

Obverse die scratches almost all worn away

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Die chip at East end of die crack below bust LDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage D:

Die crack extends from chip to rim VLDS

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1956-D

RPM-005

Description:

D/D/D/D North, South, West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-7

Markers:

UVC-556

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Secondary mintmark shows as Horizontal bar inside main mintmark and to the West MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Secondary mintmark also shows to the South LDS

Die crack on Right crossbar of T of CENT LDS

Stage D:

 

Secondary mintmark also shows to the North VLDS

Die crack in hair

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1956-D

RPM-006

Description:

D/D Rotated CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-557

DMR-008

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

 

 

Light die crack in hair LDS

Die crack on lower lapel

Die crack North-South on shoulder

Reverse is LDS

Stage D:

 

Die scratches North-South through date LDS

Die crack shoulder to rim

Die scratches East-West on Reverse LDS

Reported by:

Lew Bundy

 

1956-D

RPM-007

Description:

D/D North

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-8

Mint State: URS-8

Markers:

UVC-558

 

DMR-009

 

Stage A:

 

Strong secondary mintmark EMDS

Die scratches in front of upper hair line

Reverse is EMDS

Stage B:

 

 

Medium secondary mintmark LMDS

Weak Obverse die scratches

Die crack Southeast off Right crossbar T of CENT LMDS

Die crack in upper Right wheat grains

Stage C:

Die chip in upper 9 of date LDS

Die crack from upper Right wheat to rim LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1956-D

RPM-008

Description:

D&D Separated South; FS-01-1956D-508 (22) CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-9

Mint State: URS-9

Markers:

UVC-559

 

DMR-010

 

Stage A:

 

Light but complete secondary mintmark EDS

Light die scratches North-South through LIBERTY

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

 

Light secondary mintmark weak at bottom MDS

Die crack on shoulder

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Medium secondary mintmark very weak at bottom LDS

Light die crack on T of CENT LDS

Stage D:

 

 

Strong secondary mintmark missing at bottom VLDS

Light die crack in the hair

Die crack lapel to rim

Die chip on T of CENT VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1956-D

RPM-009

Description:

D/D Tilted

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-560

DMR-011

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die clash in front of date MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Double die clash in front of date LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1956-D

RPM-010

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-561

DMR-012

Stage A:

Obverse is EDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1956-D

RPM-011

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-562

DMR-013

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Light die scratch from O of GOD to head EMDS

Reverse is EMDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Jim Griffin

 

1956-D

RPM-012

Description:

D/D East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-9

Mint State: URS-9

Markers:

UVC-563

DMR-014

Stage A:

Heavy die scratches Northeast-Southwest on Obverse EDS

Small die chip on Right crossbar T of CENT MDS

Stage B:

 

Obverse die scratches almost all gone MDS

Die break in upper Left wheat grains LDS

Medium die chip on Right crossbar T of CENT

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1956-D

RPM-013

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-564

DMR-015

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are LMDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1956-D

RPM-014

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

Rarity:

Overall: URS-1

Mint State: URS-0

Markers:

Need specimen for study

UVC-565

DMR-016

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lew Bundy

 

1956-D

RPM-015

Description:

D/D Rotated CW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-1062

DMR-018

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die crack across VDB MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Frank Baumann

 

1956-D

RPM-016

Description:

D&D Separated Northwest in lower 9 of date CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-1063

DMR-019

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

 

Die crack Northwest across shoulder MDS

Die scratches through IN

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Die crack across forehead LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Larry Patterson

 

1956-D

RPM-017

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-1098

DMR-020

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Paul Funaiole

 

1956-D

RPM-018

Description:

D&D Separated South CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-1099

DMR-021

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Small die gouge dot Southeast of D of GOD MDS

Small horizontal die scratch in hair at back of forehead

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Steve Schenk

 

1956-D&S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D&S Separated Northwest between 19

 

This OMM has been delisted from the CONECA files.

 

A recent re-evaluation of this variety using high magnification photos and computer generated overlays of an EDS specimen revealed that at best this variety was the upper loop of an inverted S punch.  While it is possible, it does not appear to be probable. I think to posit a partial inverted S punch as the best explanation of the anomaly stretches the bounds of credulity.  In addition, the evidence from the anomaly itself leans against it, so it has been pulled from the CONECA Master Listing of RPMs.

  1. The upper line is easily seen as the intersection of two die scratches.  It addition to not being strong enough to be from a punch, it is not in the right position for the size of S punch available, therefore its significance must be summarily dismissed.
  2. The character of the remaining two lines is not what is expected.  I would expect to see a smooth and rounded image from a punch.  What is seen is rough and angled. 
  3. The middle line has a dot to the east, which is out of context for an S punch. 
  4. The middle line is stronger than the lower suggesting that the punch was level.  If it was level, then the upper line should be as strong as the lower and it obviously is not.
  5. If the punch was not level then I would expect the lower to be stronger than the middle and this does not appear to be the case.

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-1042

 

DMR-017

 

Stage A:

 

Die scratch from front hair curl to forehead EDS

Strong but short die scratch Northeast from upper Left leg of U of UNITED EDS

Stage B:

 

Obverse is EMDS

Die gouge across Left wheat lines to N of UNITED EMDS

Lighter die gouge from E of E PLURIBUS to E of CENT

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Joe Rizdy

 

1957-D

RPM-001

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-566

 

 

DMR-002

 

 

Stage A:

 

 

Strong secondary mintmark EDS

Horizontal die scratches through LIBERTY

Vertical die scratches through BE of LIBERTY

Die crack in upper Left wheat gains LDS

Stage B:

Weak die scratches through LIBERTY EMDS

Die crack in upper Left wheat grains extends to lines LDS

Stage C:

Obverse is MDS

Die break in upper Left wheat grains VLDS

UVC-567

DMR-003

Stage D:

Medium secondary mintmark LMDS

Reverse die changed EDS

Stage E:

 

 

Weak secondary mintmark LDS

Strong die clash at throat

Strong die clash through C of CENT EMDS

Strong die clash from N of CENT to E of ONE

Stage F:

Die chip in lower B of LIBERTY VLDS

Die clash abraded away on Obverse and Reverse MDS

Stage G:

Die break BIE VLDS

Reverse is MDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1957-D

RPM-002

Description:

D/D/D Northeast, West CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-568

DMR-004

Stage A:

Strong secondary mintmark VEDS

Reverse is VEDS

Stage B:

Light die crack on coat EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage C:

 

Medium secondary mintmark EDS

Heavy die crack coat to rim

Reverse is EDS

Stage D:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage E:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1957-D

RPM-003

Description:

D/D/D South, East CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-569

DMR-005

Stage A:

Die scratch from E to T of WE TRUST EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

Obverse die scratch very weak EMDS

Reverse is EMDS

Stage C:

 

Obverse die scratch gone EMDS

Die clash in front of 1 of date

Die clash at upper Right N of CENT EMDS

Stage D:

Die break BIE of LIBERTY MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage E:

Die chip lower B of LIBERTY MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage F:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1957-D

RPM-004

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-8

Mint State: URS-8

Markers:

UVC-570

DMR-006

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

Die break BIE of LIBERTY MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1957-D

RPM-005

Description:

D/D South CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-9

Mint State: URS-8

Markers:

Obverse is LISTED as DDO-002

UVC-571

 

DMR-007

 

Stage A:

 

Medium secondary mintmark with weakness at the top of the main mintmark EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

Strong secondary and main mintmark EMDS

Reverse is EMDS

Stage C:

 

Light die crack in hair MDS

Die crack on forehead

Die chip on T of CENT MDS

Stage D:

Heavy die crack in hair LDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage E:

Die crack in hair extends into field VLDS

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1957-D

RPM-006

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-8

Mint State: URS-8

Markers:

UVC-572

DMR-008

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

Die scratches Northeast-Southwest through date EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage C:

Weak Obverse die scratches EMDS

Die chip in Left wheat lines EMDS

Stage D:

Numerous fine Northeast die scratches on Obverse MDS

Heavy die crack last S of STATES though to rim MDS

Stage E:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1957-D

RPM-007

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-8

Mint State: URS-7

Markers:

UVC-573

DMR-009

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EMDS

Stage B:

 

 

Obverse is LMDS

Die crack in Left wheat grains and lines LMDS

Die chip behind upper E of ONE

Die crack on Right crossbar of T of CENT

Stage C:

Die chip in upper 5 of date 1/4 Chipped out LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1957-D

RPM-008

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-7

Markers:

UVC-574

DMR-010

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Light die scratches North-South in front of profile MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Die scratches almost gone LMDS

Reverse is LMDS

Stage D:

 

Light Northeast-Southwest die scratches through date and mintmark LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1957-D

RPM-009

Description:

D/D/D Rotated CW, Rotated CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-575

DMR-011

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are VEDS

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage C:

Obverse is EMDS

Small die chip in Left wheat grains EMDS

Stage D:

Die chip in lower B of LIBERTY MDS

Light die crack on forehead and in hair

Reverse is MDS

Stage E:

Obverse is MDS

Small die chip at Left wheat tip MDS

Stage F:

Obverse is LMDS

Depression outside Left wheat grains LMDS

Stage G:

Low but distinct die chip in upper 9 of date LDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage H:

Die chip in upper 9 of date 1/4 chipped out VLDS

Die break outside Left wheat grains VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1957-D

RPM-010

Description:

D/D/D Northeast, South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-8

Mint State: URS-7

Markers:

UVC-576

DMR-012

Stage A:

Secondary mintmark partial North, No East EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

 

 

Secondary mintmark full North, No East MDS

Die crack over VDB

Die crack North-South on shoulder

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Secondary mintmark full North, full East LDS

Reverse rim die break at K-9:00 LDS

Stage D:

Very light die crack on forehead VLDS

Reverse rim die break longer VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1957-D

RPM-011

Description:

D/D East

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-577

DMR-013

Stage A:

Die scratches North-South through 5 of date EMDS

Reverse is EMDS

Stage B:

 

Very light die crack in hair MDS

Weak Obverse die scratches

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1957-D

RPM-012

Description:

D/D Rotated CW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-578

DMR-014

Stage A:

Small die gouge where upper hairline meets the forehead EDS

Numerous die scratches North-South on Obverse

Die gouge dot on the T of UNITED EDS

Numerous die scratches North-South on Reverse

Stage B:

Numerous die scratches Southwest-Northeast on Obverse EMDS

Strong die scratches under IN GOD

Die scratch from R of PLURIBUS to N of UNUM EMDS

Strong die scratch from U of UNITED to O of OF

Stage C:

Additional die scratches Southwest-Northeast on Obverse MDS
Numerous fine die scratches under IN GOD
Die scratch from R of PLURIBUS to N of UNUM is light MDS

Numerous fine die scratches through U of UNITED and O of OF

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Albert Raddi

 

1957-D

RPM-013

Description:

D/D Rotated CW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-579

DMR-015

Stage A:

Die gouge along lower bust line and over VDB EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1957-D

RPM-014

Description:

D/D/D Tilted, East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-580

DMR-016

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die crack over VDB LMDS

Reverse is LMDS

Stage D:

Die chip in lower B of LIBERTY LDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage E:

Die scratch from G of GOD to R of LIBERTY LDS

Die scratch from E of EPU to C of CENT LDS

Reported by:

Ken Potter

 

1957-D

RPM-015

Description:

D/D/D North, South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-581

DMR-017

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

Die scratch North from 9 of date EMDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage C:

Obverse is MDS

Small die chip at tip of Left wheat MDS

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1957-D

RPM-016

Description:

D/D Rotated CCW

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

Overall: URS-1

Mint State: URS-1

Markers:

UVC-582

DMR-018

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Die chip lower B of LIBERTY MDS

Large die break in field at tie

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1957-D

RPM-017

Description:

D/D Tilted

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-583

DMR-019

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

 

Light die crack North-South at forehead hairline MDS

Light die crack in outermost Right wheat grains MDS

Minute die chip in outer Right wheat lines

UVC-584

 

DMR-020

 

Stage C:

 

Die chip lower B of LIBERTY LMDS

Stronger die crack on forehead

Reverse die changed LMDS

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

John Conway

 

1957-D

RPM-018

Description:

D/D East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-585

DMR-021

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Ken Chylinski

 

1957-D

RPM-019

Description:

D/D Northeast

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-1125

DMR-034

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1957-D

RPM-020

Description:

D/D East

Grade:

AU55, MS64

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-1

Markers:

UVC-1165

DMR-035

Stage A:

Strong die scratch South from I of IN EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Eric Axtell

 

1957-D

RPM-021

Description:

D/D East

Grade:

AU-55

Rarity:

Overall: URS-1

Mint State: URS-0

Markers:

UVC-3150

DMR-039

Stage A:

Light Northwest-Southeast die scratches on Obverse EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Brian Ribar