1 Cent "Lincoln Cent" Birth and Early Childhood

1 Cent "Lincoln Cent" (Birth and Early Childhood) - obverse1 Cent "Lincoln Cent" (Birth and Early Childhood) - reverse

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Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2009
Value 1 Cent (0.01 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper plated zinc
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 19.05 mm
Thickness 1.55 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 6731
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 441,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 439
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Birth and Early Childhood

Series: Lincoln's 200th birthday Series

Obverse

Right facing portrait of President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Script: Latin

Lettering:
IN GOD WE TRUST
LIBERTY
2009 D
VDB

Engraver: Victor David Brenner Read more on Wikipedia

Victor David Brenner was a Litvak-American sculptor, engraver, and medalist known primarily as the designer of the United States Lincoln Cent.

Reverse

Log Cabin with the birth year of Lincoln (1809) below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
RM JL
E PLURIBUS UNUM
1809
ONE CENT

Translation:
United States of America
RM JL
Out of Many, One
1809
One Cent

Engraver: Jim Licaretz

Jim Licaretz is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. He returned to the United States Mint as a Medallic Sculptor in 2006, a position he first held in the 1980s.

Designer: Richard Masters

Richard Masters (born in Sioux City, Iowa) studied design and drawing at the University of Iowa. He assisted the United States Mint with the creation of new designs for coins and medals since 2004.

Edge

Plain

1 Cent "Lincoln Cent" (Birth and Early Childhood) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
D United States Mint, Denver, United States (1906-date)

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2009  284 400 000 $ 0.14 $ 0.14 $ 0.26 $ 0.31 $ 0.31 $ 0.31 $ 0.53 64%
2009 D 350 400 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.32 $ 0.40 $ 0.40 $ 0.40 65%

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