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1956 Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD

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1956 Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD
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Why purchase this 1956 Lincoln Cent?

The 1950's was a time of change in America. The DNA double helix was discovered, the Korean War raged during the early part of the decade and Nikita Khrushchev would replace Joseph Stalin as head of the USSR. This 1956 Lincoln Penny offers a special and unique connection with this important decade.

  • This coin is 1 cent U.S. legal tender.
  • This cent was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • The 1950's were a turning point in American culture.
  • The Lincoln Cent has been issued every year by the U.S. Mint since 1909.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Mint State 66.
  • NGC certified that this coin is Red.

Featuring Victor D. Brenner's Striking Portrait of President Abraham Lincoln

Obverse: Victor D. Brenner designed both the obverse and reverse of this coin. On the obverse is a right-side portrait of President Abraham Lincoln that is flanked by the inscriptions "LIBERTY" and "1956." The national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," is inscribed along the rim at the top.

Reverse: Inscriptions of the coin's face value, "ONE CENT," and country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," feature on the reverse. They are flanked by ears of wheat. The motto " E PLURIBUS UNUM" is included above along the rim. Victor D. Brenner was born in what is today Lithuania and immigrated to the United States. The Lincoln Cent is his most famous work.

Well Maintained MS66 RD

This piece earned a Mint State 66 (MS 66) grade from the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and for its full red luster, the Red (RD) designation.

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This 1956 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:1956
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS66
Designation:RD
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Cent
Denomination:1
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