Coin Specifications

The following table gives specifications for U.S. Mint legal tender coins presently in production for annual sets. Specifications for the Presidential $1 Coin and Native American $1 Coin are the same.

Denomination Cent

2017 Lincoln Penny Uncirculated Obverse Philadelphia
Nickel

2017 Jefferson Nickel Uncirculated Obverse Philadelphia
Dime

2017 Roosevelt Dime Uncirculated Coin Obverse Philadelphia
Quarter Dollar

2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Coin Uncirculated Obverse
Half Dollar

2017 Kennedy Half Dollar Uncirculated Coin Obverse Philadelphia
Dollar

2016 Presidential Dollar Coin Uncirculated Reverse
Composition Copper Plated Zinc

2.5% Cu
Balance Zn

Cupro-Nickel

25% Ni
Balance Cu

Cupro-Nickel

8.33% Ni
Balance Cu

Cupro-Nickel

8.33% Ni
Balance Cu

Cupro-Nickel

8.33% Ni
Balance Cu

Manganese-Brass

88.5% Cu
6% Zn
3.5% Mn
2% Ni

Weight 2.500 g 5.000 g 2.268 g 5.670 g 11.340 g 8.1 g
Diameter 0.750 in.
19.05 mm
0.835 in.
21.21 mm
0.705 in.
17.91 mm
0.955 in.
24.26 mm
1.205 in.
30.61 mm
1.043 in.
26.49 mm
Thickness 1.52 mm 1.95 mm 1.35 mm 1.75 mm 2.15 mm 2.00 mm
Edge Plain Plain Reeded Reeded Reeded Edge-Lettering
No. of Reeds N/A N/A 118 119 150 N/A
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