2009 Lincoln Cent Designs Unveiled
Today the United States Mint unveiled the reverse designs for the much anticipated 2009 Lincoln Cents.
The year 2009 will mark the 100th Anniversary of the Lincoln Cent and the 200th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth.
The four rotating reverse designs will be released approximately every 3 months during 2009. The first design will enter circulation on February 12, 2009. The four designs represent the four major stages of Lincoln's life.
- Birth in Kentucky (1809-1816)
- Formative Years in Indiana (1816-1830)
- Professional Life in Illinois (1830-1861)
- Presidency in Washington, D.C. (1861-1865)
The four newly unveiled reverse designs appear below:
2009 Lincoln Cent Reverse #1
Birth and Early Childhood in Kentucky
2009 Lincoln Cent Reverse #2
Formative Years in Indiana
2009 Lincoln Cent Reverse #3
Professional Life in Illinois
2009 Lincoln Cent Reverse #4
Presidency in DC