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1951-D Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD

1951-D Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD
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Why buy this 1951-D Lincoln Cent?

The world changed in 1951 when Joseph Stalin announced that the Soviet Union had the atomic bomb. For the first time in human history, it seemed that the entire population of the planet could be endangered in a single military conflict, a threat with which people continue to live today. Own a piece of history with this Lincoln Penny, which was struck in that fateful year.

  • This coin is 1 cent American legal tender.
  • This coin was struck at the Denver Mint, as evidenced by its "D" mint mark.
  • This coin is part of a series that dates back to 1909.
  • This coin was struck in the year that the Soviet Union announced that it had an atomic bomb.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Mint State 66.
  • NGC certified this piece Red.

Poignant President Abraham Lincoln Design by Victor D. Brenner

Obverse: At the center of the obverse is Victor D. Brenner's right-side portrait of President Abraham Lincoln. He is joined on the left and right, respectively, by the inscriptions "LIBERTY" and "1951." Also inscribed on this face is the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST."

Reverse: Two inscriptions, "ONE CENT" and "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," feature at the center of the reverse. They are flanked by two ears of wheat. "E PLURIBUS UNUM," a statutory motto, is inscribed along the rim at the top. Victor D. Brenner was a sculptor and engraver from the Russian Empire (modern day Lithuania) who immigrated to the United States. The Lincoln Cent is his best known work.

Beautiful MS66 RD

The experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Mint State 66 and certified that it is Red. The Mint State 66 grade means that the coin was struck very well and has no traces of wear while the Red designation means the coin has full mint red luster.

Don't miss your chance to own this 1951-D Lincoln Cent.

This 1951-D 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:1951
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:D
Grading Service:NGC
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
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