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Creator Role

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Description

The numismatic collection contains a set of eighty-seven Lincoln Cents dating from 1941-1973. The coins' obverse depicts a profile image of Abraham Lincoln. The reverse of coins dated from 1941-1958 features two wheat heads surrounding the text. Coins dated from 1959-1973 depict an image of the Lincoln Memorial on their reverse. All of the coins are arranged by date in a single blue folder.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

-915120000

Approximate Creation Date

between 1941-1973

Measurement

3/4 inch (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

tin, copper, zinc, and steel

Inscription

obverse: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 19[??] reverse, coins dated 1941-1958: E PLURIBUS UNUM / ONE CENT / UNITED STATES / OF AMERICA reverse, coins dated 1959-1973: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS / UNUM / ONE CENT

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

coins (money)

Class

coins & medals

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

3449.187

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Lincoln Cents 1941-

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