1954 Lincoln Cent NGC MS66 RD

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Why purchase this 1954 Lincoln Cent?

Step back in time to a fascinating decade in American history with this 1954 Lincoln Cent. The 1950s saw the Korean War, a proxy conflict between the US and the Soviet Union, the only successful campaign to draft and elect a man to the White House (Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower), and the beginnings of cultural changes in the nation. This piece is part of a rich history of its own, as the Lincoln Cent was first issued in 1909 and is still issued today.

  • This piece is 1 cent legal tender in the United States.
  • This cent was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • This coin is part of a series that started in 1909 and continues today.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Mint State 66.
  • NGC certified that this coin is Red.

Featuring a Powerful Portrait of President Abraham Lincoln by Victor D. Brenner

Obverse: Victor D. Brenner’s obverse design features a portrait of President Abraham Lincoln. The slain leader is joined by the inscriptions “LIBERTY” on the left and “1954” on the right. Also on this face is the national motto, “IN GOD WE TRUST.”

Reverse: The coin’s face value, “ONE CENT,” and country of issue, “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” are inscribed prominently on Brenner’s reverse. They are flanked by two ears of wheat. The motto “E PLURIBUS UNUM” is inscribed on the rim above. Victor D. Brenner was an engraver, medalist, and sculptor whose best known work is the Lincoln Cent.

Beautifully Preserved MS66 RD

This coin earned a grade of Mint State 66 from the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). That means that the piece was struck very well. NGC also certified this coin Red which indicates it is characterized by full mint red luster.

Don’t miss your chance to own this 1954 Lincoln Cent.

Additional information

Brand/Mint

U.S. Mint

Certification

NGC

Composition

Bronze

Country of Manufacture

United States (US)

Diameter

19.000000

Edge Design

Plain

Grade

MS66

Metal Type

Bronze

Mint Mark

Philadelphia

Shape

Round

Strike Type

Mint state