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1947 Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD

1947 Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD
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Why order this 1947 Lincoln Cent?

World War II established the United States as one of the world's preeminent powers. In the wake of the war, the Marshall Plan played an essential role in rebuilding Western Europe and both maintaining security and securing U.S. influence in the region. This Lincoln Cent, part of a series that began in 1909, dates back to the year that the Marshall Plan was introduced, making it perfect for collectors who have an appreciation for American and European history.

  • This coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • This coin is 1 cent legal tender in the United States.
  • The Lincoln Penny has been issued annually since 1909.
  • This coin was issued in the year that the Marshall Plan was introduced.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Mint State 66.
  • NGC certified this piece Red.

Powerful President Abraham Lincoln Design by Victor D. Brenner

Obverse: A right-side portrait of President Abraham Lincoln by Victor D. Brenner, who also designed the reverse, graces the obverse. To the left and right of the leader, respectively, are the inscriptions "LIBERTY" and "1947." Above along the rim is an inscription of the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST."

Reverse: Two ears of wheat flank a pair of inscriptions on the reverse. Those inscriptions provide the coin's face value, "ONE CENT," and country of issue, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." Also inscribed on this face is a second statutory motto, "E PLURIBUS UNUM." Born in the Russian Empire in what is today Lithuania, Victor D. Brenner immigrated to the United States. He was a sculptor, engraver, and medalist whose best known work is this coin.

Well Maintained MS66 RD

This piece was graded Mint State 66 by the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). That grade indicates that it was very well struck. NGC also certified this piece Red which refers to its full mint red luster.

Add this 1947 Lincoln Cent to your collection today.

This 1947 Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:1947
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Finish:Mint State
Weight in Grams:3.110 g
Weight in Ounces:0.1 oz
Diameter:19 mm
Edge Type:Plain
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Obverse Design:Right-Facing Lincoln
Reverse Design:Denomination Between Wheat Stalks
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Victor D. Brenner
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Victor D. Brenner
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