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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3/4 inch (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
tin, copper, zinc, and steel
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
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Numismatic Collections
coins & medals
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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