Lincoln Cent - Grouped by Year -Weight and Composition

19.05 mm Diameter  x  1.52 mm Thick or ( in inches  3/4"  x  1/16"  ) or  ( in Thousandths 0.750  x  0.059 )

Coin Year Type Other Weight Composition
Lincoln Wheat Ear Cent 1909 to 1942 Circulation & Proof   3.11 Grams .950 copper, .050 tin and zinc
Lincoln Wheat Ear Cent 1943 Circulation & Proof   2.70 Grams 100% steel plated with zinc
Lincoln Wheat Ear Cent 1944 to 1958 Circulation & Proof   3.11 Grams .950 copper, .050 tin and zinc
Lincoln Memorial Cent 1959 to 1981 Circulation & Proof   3.11 Grams .950 copper, .050 tin and zinc
Lincoln Memorial Cent 1982 Circulation & Proof Copper and Tin 3.11 Grams .950 copper, .050 tin and zinc
Lincoln Memorial Cent 1982 Circulation & Proof Zinc & Copper Plated 2.50 Grams 97.5% zinc, 2.5% copper
Lincoln Memorial Cent 1983 to 2008 Circulation & Proof Zinc & Copper Plated 2.5 Grams 97.5% zinc, 2.5% copper
Lincoln Birth Place 2009 Circulation Zinc & Copper Plated 2.5 Grams 97.5% zinc, 2.5% copper
Lincoln Formative Years 2009 Circulation Zinc & Copper Plated 2.5 Grams 97.5% zinc, 2.5% copper
Lincoln Professional Life 2009 Circulation Zinc & Copper Plated 2.5 Grams 97.5% zinc, 2.5% copper
Lincoln Presidency 2009 Circulation Zinc & Copper Plated 2.5 Grams 97.5% zinc, 2.5% copper
Lincoln Birth Place 2009 S Proof Proof Only Material Same as 1909 3.11 Grams .950 copper, .050 tin and zinc
Lincoln Formative Years 2009 S Proof Proof Only Material same as 1909 3.11 Grams .950 copper, .050 tin and zinc
Lincoln Professional Life 2009 S Proof Proof Only Material same as 1909 3.11 Grams .950 copper, .050 tin and zinc
Lincoln Presidency 2009 S Proof Proof Only Material same as 1909 3.11 Grams .950 copper, .050 tin and zinc
Lincoln Shield Cent 2010 to 2015 Circulation & Proof   2.5 Grams 97.5% zinc, 2.5% copper