WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will offer two–roll sets of the third and fourth redesigned 2009 Lincoln Bicentennial One Cent Coins–featuring coins emblematic of Abraham Lincoln’s professional life in Illinois and presidency in Washington, D.C.–through its Online Subscription Program beginning June 24, 2009. Pricing for the Lincoln Bicentennial One Cent Coin Two–Roll Set Subscription is set at $8.95 per unit. Customers may enroll in the program to receive the maximum household limit of five units. Multiple subscriptions that result in quantities exceeding the household limit will be cancelled.
The 2009 Lincoln Bicentennial One Cent Coin Two–Roll Sets contains 100 circulating coins–one roll of 50 coins produced at the United States Mint facility at Philadelphia (no mint mark) and one roll of 50 coins produced at the United States Mint facility at Denver (“D” mint mark). They are wrapped in special United States Mint coin paper that displays either the “Professional Life” or “Presidency” design, a “P” or “D” representing the mint of origin, and “50¢” representing the face value of the contents.
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The reverse of the “Professional Life” one–cent coin–the third in the series–depicts Abraham Lincoln as a young professional standing in front of the state capitol building in Springfield, Ill. Inscriptions on the reverse include UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM and ONE CENT. The reverse was designed by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) Master Designer Joel Iskowitz and executed by United States Mint Sculptor–Engraver Don Everhart. The “Professional Life” two–roll sets will be available on August 13, 2009.
The reverse of the “Presidency” one–cent coin–the fourth and final in the series–features an image of the half–finished United States Capitol dome. The design symbolizes a Nation torn apart by the Civil War and the resolve Lincoln showed as he guided the country through its most grave crisis. The coin’s reverse was designed by United States Mint AIP Master Designer Susan Gamble and executed by United States Mint Sculptor–Engraver Joseph Menna. The “Presidency” two–roll sets will be available in November.
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