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The One Cent Coin (Penny)

Current Design

"Preservation of the Union" The 2010 and beyond reverse (tails site) design is emblematic of President Abraham Lincoln's preservation of the United States as a single and united country.

While the obverse (heads) continues to bear the familiar Victor David Brenner likeness of President Lincoln that has appeared on the coin since 1909, the reverse features a union shield with a scroll draped across and the inscription ONE CENT.

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