The 2009 Abraham Lincoln Coin and Chronicle Set
Tomorrow, September 22nd, is a special day in United States History and Abraham Lincoln’s personal history: it was the day the former president signed his Emancipation proclamation! It was actions like this, alongside his moving speech the Gettysburg, that solidified Lincoln as one of our most iconic presidents to have ever lived.
In honor of his many achievements, the United States Mint has placed Abraham Lincoln on the Cent and the $5 Bill, but what many forget is that he also had his very own Silver Dollar! To commemorate this anniversary, we are bringing back one of the most sought after Abraham Lincoln collections ever made that include this special silver dollar: the 2009 Lincoln Coin and Chronicle!
The Coin and Chronicle: The Centennial & Lincoln’s ‘Secret’ Silver Dollar
2009 was the 100th Anniversary of the Lincoln cent, and to commemorate this milestone they released 4 special editions Lincoln cents and very special 90% silver dollar. This special release set was known as the “Coin and Chronicle” collection, and is one of the more sought after Lincoln pieces in colleting today! This rare Proof Silver dollar ‘s obverse design bears the majestic image of President Lincoln, while the reverse bears the final 43 words of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address spelled out in capital letters accompanied by Lincoln's signature.
Those 43 words read...
WE HERE HIGHLY RESOLVE THAT THESE DEAD SHALL NOT HAVE DIED IN VAIN
- THAT THIS NATION, UNDER GOD, SHALL HAVE A NEW BIRTH OF FREEDOM -
AND THAT GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE, SHALL NOT PERISH FROM THE EARTH.