1 Cent "Lincoln Cent" Professional Life

1 Cent "Lincoln Cent" (Professional Life) -  obverse1 Cent "Lincoln Cent" (Professional Life) -  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
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 7579
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References KM# 443,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 441
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Lincoln's Professional Life

Series: Lincoln's 200th birthday Series

Obverse

President Abraham Lincoln facing right with the date above the mintmark to the right

Lettering:
IN GOD WE TRUST
LIBERTY
2009 D
VDB

Engraver: Victor David Brenner

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

Reverse

Lincoln standing in front of the state capitol building in Springfield, Illinois and the denomination at the bottom

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
JI E PLURIBUS UNUM DE
ONE CENT

Translation:
United States of America
JI Out of Many, One DE
One Cent

Engravers: Don Everhart , Joel Iskowitz

Donald Nelson Everhart II is an American coin and medal engraver-medalist, and sculptor who has worked for the private Franklin Mint, as a freelance designer, and since 2004 has worked for the United States Mint in Philadelphia.
Joel Iskowitz is an illustrator and coin and postage stamp designer. He is also an active US Air Force artist.

Edge

Smooth

1 Cent "Lincoln Cent" (Professional Life) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
D United States Mint, Denver, United States (1906-date)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

Comments

The proof and satin finish are made to commemorate 100 years of the Lincoln cent by using the original 95% copper alloy

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2009  316 000 000 0.02 0.11 0.12 0.35 0.42 0.59 64%
2009  784 614 9.71 1.2% Satin Finish (95% copper alloy, 3% zinc and 2% tin)
2009 D 336 000 000 0.33 0.12 0.36 0.47 0.53 0.41 60%
2009 D 784 614 9.71 1.4% Satin Finish (95% copper alloy, 3% zinc and 2% tin)
2009 S 2 995 615 3.52 8% Proof (95% copper alloy, 3% zinc and 2% tin)

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