Lincoln Cents

(1909-1958)

1909 was a year of many “firsts.” U.S. Navy engineer Robert E. Peary became the first man to reach the North Pole. The first transcontinental auto race took place between New York and Seattle, and up in the sky, French engineer Louis Bleriot made the first English Channel crossing in a heavier-than-air machine. The United States Mint was preparing a first of its own: a regular-issue U.S. coin honoring an actual person. Defying a tradition that dated back to George Washington’s presidency, plans were made to honor the 100th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth with a new cent featuring a bust of the beloved president.

For more than a century, federal officials had followed George Washington’s lead and avoided the depiction of presidents, past or present —or any other recognizable individuals—on the nation’s circulating coinage..... (Expand Text)

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1909-S LINCOLN BRONZE 1C, LINCOLN, WHEAT REV MS67 Red

GEM RED. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$29,500.00

1910-S LINCOLN BRONZE 1C, WHEAT REV MS67 Red

GEM RED. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$32,500.00

1910-S LINCOLN BRONZE 1C, WHEAT REV MS67 Red

GEM RED. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$32,500.00

1914-D LINCOLN BRONZE 1C, WHEAT REV MS65 Brown

BETTER DATE LINCOLN. CAC.
$7,950.00

1916-D LINCOLN BRONZE 1C, WHEAT REV MS66 Red

GEM RED. JUST 6 GRADED HIGHER.
$8,950.00

1918 LINCOLN BRONZE 1C, WHEAT REV MS67 Red

TIED WITH 3 COINS FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC.
$4,750.00