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2009 Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof

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The 2009 Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Proof Silver Dollar is in honor of Abraham Lincolns 200th birthday and his profound achievements as a president and a person.  It was brought into existence by Public Law:  109-285.

Obverse
Designer:  Justin Kunz
Engraver:  Don Everhart
Description:  The obverse features an image of President Lincoln with the inscriptions LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST and 2009.

Reverse
Designer:  Phebe Hemphill
Engraver:  Phebe Hemphill
Description:  The reverse features the last 43 words of the Gettysburg Address, encircled in a laurel wreath, a curling banner with Lincoln’s signature, and the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ONE DOLLAR and E PLURIBUS UNUM.

Proof:  Reverse

Photos: U.S. Mint

Written by Robert L. Wilson

August 8, 2009 at 8:08 am

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