1976 / Lincoln Memorial Penny Cameo Proof
PLEASE NOTE: All coins on our website must be purchased in conjunction with a frame - no individual coin sales. Thanks!
The Lincoln Memorial Penny has featured the profile of President Abraham Lincoln since 1909, the centennial of his birth. In 1959, a depiction of the Lincoln Memorial was created in honor of the sesquicentennial of his birth year.
This 1976 proof coin features sharp relief and mirror-like backgrounds, giving it a frosted, sculpted foregrounds and a special cameo effect. It is made of 95% copper - similar to coin shown.