History, Information, and Value of 2009-S Formative Years Lincoln Bicentennial Cent
Value of 2009-S Formative Years Lincoln Bicentennial Cent
The 2009-S Formative Years Lincoln Bicentennial Cent shows strong doubling on the reverse of some coins, just like the Philadelphia Mint coin. Look for doubling on the thumb of the left hand holding the book. This coin is very common in proof sets and does not fetch a premium.
The text on the Lincoln Bicentennial one cent coin reads as follows. Obverse: LIBERTY; Date; IN GOD WE TRUST; S (San Francisco) | Reverse: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; E PLURIBUS UNUM; ONE CENT.
Most Bicentennial $0.01 coins are easily found as circulation coinage. If you are looking to purchase one of these coins, they can typically be found with little difficulty. As always, look for the high grade coins, and if available, try to get a coin that is already certified. Our coin experts are interested in making offers on any coin that is a high Mint State Grade (such as MS67 and higher), or any coin that has a double die variety or other Mint error. If you have one of these coins, please contact us to have the coin appraised. We are rare coin experts and can make you an offer for what your coin is worth. For circulated coins in low grades, you can easily buy or sell a Lincoln penny by visiting your local coin dealer. If you have any more questions about one cent coins, please contact our experts.