The ever-popular Lincoln cent has inspired generations of coin collectors.
Q. David Bowers now offers a full examination of this famous American classic, from its inception in 1909 through variations in metals and designs to the present day.
Bowers describes Lincoln cents as "among the most fascinating coins in the entire American series."
"Believe it or not, they also present some of the most difficult challenges."
In this one volume, you'll discover the history of the Lincoln cent's seven reverse designs, as well as an inside look at the minting process and how to grade your coins, including Proofs. Bowers discusses how to become a better buyer and establish a fantastic collection.
This fourth version, which has been updated and improved, offers a detailed market analysis.