Add this special issue 2009-S Formative Years Bicentennial Lincoln Cent to your Lincoln Cent collection today.This 2009-S Formative Years Bicentennial Lincoln Cent is needed by anyone hoping to build a complete year and mint mark collection of Lincoln Cents.
In 2009, the United States Mint issued four different pennies in recognition not only of the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth, but also the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln cent, first appearing in 1909. The themes on the reverses represent the four major aspects of Lincoln’s life:
- Birth and Early Childhood in Kentucky (1809-1816)
- Formative Years in Indiana (1816-1830)
- Professional Life in Illinois (1830-1861)
- Presidency in Washington, D.C. (1861-1865)