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 VDB LINCOLN MATTE 1C PR66 Red PCGS

GEM BLAZING RED LUSTROUS SURFACES. ONLY THREE COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. CAC.
$82,500.00

1909 VDB LINCOLN MATTE 1C PR66 Red PCGS

GEM RED MATTE PROOF SURFACES. ON OF THE MOST POPULAR LINCOLN CENTS. JUST 3 COINS GRADED HIGHER. CAC.
$82,500.00

1914 LINCOLN 1C PR67+ Red PCGS

GEM MATTE RED SURFACES. JUST TWO COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. CAC.
$55,000.00

1922 LINCOLN BRONZE 1C, STRONG REVERSE MS64 Brown PCGS

STRONG REVERSE. GEM LIGHT CHOCOLATE BROWN PATINA WITH SOME MINT RED STILL SHOWING. THIS NO "D" VARIETY IS ONE OF THE KEY DATES TO THE LINCOLN CENT COLLECTION. ONLY FOUR COINS HAVE A NUMERICALLY HIGHER GRADE. CAC.
$60,500.00

1955/55 LINCOLN 1C, DOUBLED DIE OBVERSE MS64+ Red PCGS

GEM RED LUSTROUS SURFACES. ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR LINCOLN CENT VARIETIES.
$33,000.00