Lincoln type (wheat heads reverse)

U.S. Federal Issue
1909
Designed and engraved by Victor David Brenner (American (born in Lithuania), 1871–1924)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

12.183

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Jan and Warren Adelson Gallery (Gallery 221)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Wheat Ears Reverse-Variety 1
Obv: Lincoln Head type
Rev: Initials V.D.B. at bottom. (Initials stand for Victor D. Brenner who designed this coin to commemorate one hundredth anniversary of Lincoln’s birth) These initials are only on the 1909 issue and as such as significantly rare.
Possible Matte Proof example (?)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift