About 1909 BN Lincoln Cents - Wheat Reverse (Proof)
The proof 1909 Lincoln cent is scarce in an absolute sense, as only a fraction of the pieces minted are known to exist. 1909 proof Lincoln cents were made with a matte finish, and at first glance they may appear very similar to a nice uncirculated business strike. Matte proofs are physically different from business strikes in that the former feature squared-off rims, very strong strike and fine details, and granular fields.
|Denom:||1c / Cent|
|Coinage Type:||Lincoln obverse, Wheat reverse|
|Composition:||95% copper; 5% tin & zinc|
|Designer:||Victor D. Brenner|
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