Have You Ever Seen a Penny Lincoln?

November 23rd, 2012 by

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We’ve all seen Lincoln pennies, but have you ever seen a penny Lincoln?

A recent display in the Gainesville Coins showroom was a portrait of Abraham Lincoln made in Lincoln pennies. Steel “War Pennies” from World War II were used for the white in his shirt, while the rest were made from common Lincoln pennies of various tones.  Perhaps we should start a “numismatic art” category?