United States Mint Launches New 2010 Lincoln Penny Coin

Posted by newsinfusion on Feb. 12, 2010

For more info visit www.newsinfusion.comSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 11, 2010) - United States Mint Director Ed Moy launched the 2010 Lincoln “Preservation of the Union” One-Cent Coin today during a special ceremony at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM). The coin’s new reverse (tails side) design is emblematic of President Abraham Lincolns preservation of the United States as a single and united country, as required by Title III of Public Law 109-145 (the Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005). Americans can expect to see the new coin in their change beginning this year.“This one-cent coin honors the preservation of the union, which was Abraham Lincolns ultimate achievement,” said United States Mint Director Ed Moy. “Because of his presidency, despite bitter regional enmity and a horrific civil war, we remained the United States of America.”Guests at the event included Jan Grimes, ALPLM acting executive director, and Dr. James Cornelius, its curator. Elizabeth Wooley, ...

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