Dumb question on Matte Proof Lincoln cents

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Dougmeister, Dec 11, 2019.

  1. Dougmeister

    Dougmeister Well-Known Member

    If a 1909-1916 Lincoln is a proof, then it is a matte proof, correct?

    There are no "non-matte proofs" for those years?
     
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  3. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    That's what the Red Book says.
     
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  4. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    First non-matte proof was 1936, I do believe.
     
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  5. Dougmeister

    Dougmeister Well-Known Member

    Wait... so they *didn't* end in 1916...?
     
  6. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes? Supporter

    They made Matte Proofs in 1909-1916.

    They made Satin and Brilliant proofs in 1936.

    They made Brilliant proofs from 1936 - 1942.

    They started making brilliant proofs again in 1950, and continuously since.

    Check your Red Book for details.
     
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