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1955 Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD

1955 Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD
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Why purchase this 1955 Lincoln Cent?

World War II drew to a close in 1945, but the aftermath continues to be felt today. In 1955, important progress was made as the three occupying powers, the United States, Great Britain, and France, granted West Germany full sovereignty. This 1955 Lincoln Cent offers a connection to this historic event that helped to shape the Europe we know today.

  • This piece is 1 cent American legal tender.
  • This cent was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • The coin is part of a series that dates back to 1909 and continues today.
  • 1955 was the year that the occupying powers granted West Germany full sovereignty.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Mint State 66.
  • NGC certified this piece Red.

Moving President Abraham Lincoln Design by Victor D. Brenner

Obverse: Gracing the obverse is Victor D. Brenner's right-side portrait of President Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln is joined by three inscriptions. "LIBERTY" and "1955" are to the left and right, respectively, while the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," is at the top of this face.

Reverse: Brenner's reverse has two ears of wheat flanking a pair of inscriptions. Those inscriptions are the coin's face value, "ONE CENT," and the country of issue, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." Above is the statutory motto "E PLURIBUS UNUM." Victor D. Brenner was born in the Russian Empire and immigrated to the United States. The Lincoln Cent is the most famous work of his career.

Well Preserved MS66 RD

This piece was graded Mint State 66 by the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). That means that it was very well struck and has not races of wear. This coin was also certified Red which means it still displays full mint red luster.

Don't miss your chance to own this 1955 Lincoln Cent.

This 1955 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:1955
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Diameter:19 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
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