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1909, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Lincoln's birth in 1809.

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The Penny was issued in 1909, February 12, to commemorate Abraham Lincoln's 100th birthday. It was the first American coin to bear a President's image on its face.

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I have a penny with Abe Lincoln standing in front of a building how do you think it's worth

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To honor his 100th birthday.

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1909

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What month of 1909 did Abraham Lincoln appear on the penny?

The first Lincoln cents were put into circulation in August, 1909.


How did people honor Abraham Lincoln?

They built a memorial for him which is now called the Lincoln Memorial and they put him on the penny for his honor to his country.


What year was Lincoln put on the penny?

1909, in honor of the centennial of his birth.


Year what year was Lincoln's face put on the penny?

1909 who dose not know that :P


What does the date 1809 mean on the back of the penny?

Abraham Lincoln's on the front of the coin, and he was born in 1809. The date was put on the back for his bicentennial anniversary.


How do you do the "penny test" to tell if you need new tires?

You put a penny into the tread with Abraham Lincoln's head facing the tire. If the tread covers up Abe at all, then you're good. If not, get new tires!


Did Abraham Lincoln get put to sleep?

no


When was Abraham Lincoln put on the US 5 dollar bill?

His portrait was placed on the bill in 1914, in conjunction with the construction of the Lincoln Memorial that year.


Why was Lincoln president for only one month?

Because President Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Both, the same year President Lincoln was put in office.


When year did they put presidents faces on coins?

The Lincoln penny of 1909 was the first US coin with a president's face on it.


Why did Lincoln put his face on the penny in 1909?

Lincoln never put his own face on any currency. He was assassinated in 1865. The Mint made that decision, as a means of commemorating the centennial year of his birth.


Why did they put Lincoln on the penny?

The Lincoln cent was introduced in 1909 to honor the centennial of Lincoln's birth.