The 1955 doubled die is one of the most famous die varieties in US coinage. Very few exist today in totally mint condition, as all were discovered while in circulation. Over the years, many counterfeits of this coin have surfaced. It is advised for collectors to seek expert opinion before auctioning for these coins if not certified by one of the top numismatic certification companies.
The finest known "Doubled Die" Brown examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-65BN's. The finest known "Doubled Die" Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-65RB's.