1976 / Lincoln Memorial Penny Cameo Proof
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 and comes encased in an air-tight capsule to protect the coin's integrity. Purchase this coin separately or add this 1976 penny to one of our Coin Art selections. Similar to coin shown. PLEASE NOTE: If purchasing separately, please let us know in the Special Instructions if you don't wish us to insert coin in capsule.