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mintage figures
Philadelphia : 282,540,000
mintage classification : URS-30
population in circulation : 8
circulation classification : URS-4
percentage of circulation : 0.16%
Denver : 1,051,342,000
mintage classification : URS-32
population in circulation : 7
circulation classification : URS-3
percentage of circulation : 0.14%
Philadelphia (proof) : 1,247,952
mintage classification : URS-22
Total : 1,335,129,952
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1957
this year in history...
  • On January 14th, actor Humphrey Bogart died in Hollywood at the age of 57.
  • A record non-stop flight around the globe is completed by three Air Force stratofortresses in 45 hours, 19 minutes on January 18th.
  • Admiral Richard E. Byrd dies on March 11th at the age of 68. Byrd is best remembered for having been the first man (with Floyd Bennett) to fly over the North Pole.
  • On June 27th, hurricane Audrey crashes into Texas and Louisiana, killing 534 people.
  • Althea Gibson of New York is the first African American to capture the Wimbledon tennis singles crown for women on July 6th.
  • Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip visit the United States from October 17 through October 21st.
Specific notes about this year's cents...

  • This year's cents sport many obverse doubled dies, most of them showing best in the letters
 

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