An Interesting "Zincoln" - Gettysburg Address

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by furryfrog02, Feb 21, 2019.

  1. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    My parents bought a bunch of these from a local artist several years ago and gave them to me. I had forgotten all about them until I was cleaning up my coin desk this evening. Each one is struck on a zinc planchet, the same size and weight of a Lincoln cent. The entire Gettysburg Address was then laser engraved in the profile of Lincoln's bust. Kinda cool. Thanks for looking :D

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  3. Legomaster1

    Legomaster1 Cointalk Patron

    Very nice! With very minimal use for the Lincoln cent in circulation, I've heard you can sand the back off of a modern Lincoln cent, and produce a makeshift battery. But, this is a much better use!
     
  4. green18

    green18 Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Only if we don't live in 'zombie times' Mr. Jackson..........now, how about that battery thingy? I might need the techno someday....... devil.gif

    Forgive the hijack Furry.........kudos to Mom and Pop for keeping you in mind. :)
     
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  5. Legomaster1

    Legomaster1 Cointalk Patron

    Ah, don't criticize my comments, or, next time I roll a cheese wheel onto the white house lawn, I won't share!:smuggrin:
     
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