2009 Lincoln Silver Dollar Images Released by US Mint

by CoinNews.net on January 26, 2009 · 1 comment

2009 Abraham Lincoln Silver Dollar Commemorative Coin images have been released by the United States Mint. The one year issued only coins commemorate the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth in 1809.

2009 Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof Coin

Lincoln Silver Dollar designs were revealed by the Mint on November 19 during the annual Dedication Day Ceremony at Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg. The newest images, however, provide a much better sense of how the coins actually look.

The Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Coin Act calls for up to 500,000 uncirculated and proof silver dollars for collectors this year, and four new Lincoln circulating cents to celebrate the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth.

The reverse or tails side of the coin features the last 43 words of the Gettysburg Address, encircled in a laurel wreath, a curling banner with Lincoln’s signature, and the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ONE DOLLAR and E PLURIBUS UNUM. It was designed and executed by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Phebe Hemphill.

2009 Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Silver Dollar Uncirculated Coin

The obverse or heads side features an image of President Lincoln with the inscriptions LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST and 2009. It was created by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Master Designer Justin Kunz and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Don Everhart. 

The Mint will begin selling the silver coins on February 12, 2009. Prices have not yet been published. $10 Surcharges for each silver dollar sale will be paid to the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission to further its work.

[Editor’s update: For a more detailed Lincoln article that includes history, prices, more images and additional bicentennial collector offerings, follow 2009 Lincoln Commemorative Silver Dollars. To go directly to the Mint’s online store to order, follow these proof and uncirculated links.]

 

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Joseph O'Hanlon March 21, 2013 at 3:33 am

The Lincolin Dollar is a real soar subject with me.Like normal I received the flyer from the US.Mint telling me which coins are comming out and I’m sure that the card is also,used as a discount,it told me I would be able to purchase the Lincolin coinfor $32.00 dollars.Which is normal for back in that time frame. > Well to find out (2) day’s latter when I went to order my coin they were all gone,the mint never put a limit on how many a person was able to purchase and every vendor made a joke of the whole system,they were ordering as many as possibable at a time making fools out of the rest of us.I only waited (1) day efore trying to put my order in and being told they were all sold out.Needless to say I was not a happy camper.I even went too,the secondary market coin company’s on line and they were marking the coin up by as much as 200% to300%.I know I was going to purchase one butI was not going to pay 2 to $300.00,dollare for one I should have had to only pay $32.00,for that coin and I still do not have that coin in my collection yet. > My grandson is 13yrs old now,I started putting this collection together a year before he was born.I’m figureing on putting a collection togerther for his collage fund I know I’ll get his foot in the door it will be up too him to keep both feet in. > Thank-You for your ear,Reguards Mr.J.E.O’Hanlon

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