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Creator Role

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Description

The numismatic collection contains a set of eighty-nine Lincoln Cents dating from 1909-1940. The coins' obverse depicts a profile image of Abraham Lincoln, while, the reverse features two wheat heads surrounding the text. All of the coins are arranged by date in a single blue folder. The 1914-D (Denver Mint) coin is missing.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

between 1909-1940

Measurement

3/4 inch (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

copper, tin, and zinc

Inscription

obverse: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 19[??] reverse: E PLURIBUS UNUM / ONE / CENT / UNITED STATES / OF AMERICA

Creation Location

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

Work Type

coins (money)

Class

Article

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

3448.189

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 1909-1940

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