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Abe Lincoln Tribute - 2010

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Contents: One 1909-1958 Lincoln Penny struck in .950 copper and .050 tin and zinc; one 1943 Lincoln Penny struck in steel coated with zinc; one 1959-2008 Lincoln Penny struck in .950 copper and .050 tin and zinc, or .992 zinc and .008 copper with a plating of pure copper; four 2009 Lincoln Pennies and one 2010 Lincoln Penny struck in .992 zinc and .008 copper with a plating of pure copper; one Lincoln Presidential Dollar struck in .770 copper, .120 zinc, .070 manganese, and .040 nickel;  four stamps printed with ink on paper; and one $5 Legal Tender Note printed with ink on paper.

• All items feature Abraham Lincoln; they form a tribute to Lincoln to celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth.

• No specific mint marks are guaranteed for the coins. Condition ranges from average circulated to Uncirculated.

• All items are displayed in a portfolio with historical information and a Certificate of Authenticity.

• Lincoln was the 16th President (1861-1865) and is often hailed as the greatest and most important President. He was President during the Civil War and he issued the Emancipation Proclamation and Gettysburg Address in 1863.

The Lincoln Penny was first minted in 1909 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth.

It was the first circulating coin to feature a real person instead of Lady Liberty.

The obverse features a portrait of Lincoln; the reverse until 1958 was the legendary “wheat ears” design.

• The “wheat ears” design was replaced with the Lincoln Memorial on the reverse in 1959.

• 1943 coin was made in steel to save copper for World War II supplies; it is the first and only steel coin in U.S. history.

• The four 2009 coins were the first commemorative Pennies in history.  They commemorate the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth and show the four stages of his life.

• The 2010 :Lincoln Penny was the first with the permanent new reverse design of the Union Shield.

• Lincoln Presidential Dollar was issued in 2010 and features an 1863 portrait of Lincoln.

• Four commemorative stamps were issued in 1958 and 1959 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth.

• The $5 Legal Tender Note features Lincoln’s portrait and a red seal; it was last issued in the Series of 1963.

• Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

SKU: 83P3
Weight: 1.00
Price: $79.99


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