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"The Lincoln Cent"

Creator:
unknown
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
1909-1930
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0837
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard features the two-stanza poem "The Lincoln Cent." The poem emphasizes the fact that the head of President Abraham Lincoln is on the common copper coin rather than a higher value gold coin. The postcard reverse is undivided and is preprinted with the address for The Pelman Institute of America in New York, New York. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum