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Creator Role

merchant

Description

The Lincoln's Log Cabin Boyhood coins are a part of a larger fifty-coin set, The Lincoln Coins & Stamps 1909-1958. In this subset, five Lincoln Cents are displayed in a paper card mount. The dates include 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, and 1913. The subset also includes a February 12, 1909 commemorative stamp, which features the image of a statue of Lincoln by Augustus Saint-Guadens. The paper card mount's recto also contains biographical information about Abraham Lincoln's formative years as well as a color illustration, Young Lincoln Reading by the Fire. The biographical information continues on the card's verso along with excerpts from Albert J. Beveridge's work Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858. The paper mount is encased in a plastic sleeve that is enclosed in a coin holder binder.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

9 1/2 X 7 inches (mount)

Materials and Techniques Display

tin, copper, zinc, and paper

Inscription

recto: LINCOLN'S LOG CABIN BOYHOOD / LINCOLN PENNIES ISSUED 1909-1913

Creation Location

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

Work Type

commemorative coins--philately

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

6993.1

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.

Lincon's Log Cabin Boyhood (from the Lincoln Coins & Stamps 1909-1958 Collection)

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