PCGS 2234 - 1908-S 1C, RD

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As the first year of cent production outside of the Philadelphia Mint, the 1908-S holds a special distinction. One of the influences in starting cent production was the increase of the streetcar fare. Another influence was the desire for a sales tax to help offset the cost of rebuilding after the eathquake and fire of 1906. (citation needed--ed.) The first delivery was made on November 27th, 1908.

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