Here is a genuine red brilliant un-circulated 1970 Small Date Lincoln Memorial cent struck at the San Francisco mint. This coin has the all of the attributes of a True Small Date Lincoln variety 1) High 7 in date, 2) Curved loop on the 9 points horizontally, 3) The end of the 9 is pointed, 4) Some of the letters in liberty are a weak strike, 5) No crease at the intersecting lines in the 7. The coin pictured is the one you will receive. This coin is still in the original mint plastic.
Use the link below to compare the differences between the Large and small date varieties.