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The Lincoln Cent


The Lincoln Cent

When the Lincoln one-cent coin made its initial appearance in 1909, it marked a radical departure from the accepted styling of US coins. No regularly circulating US coin had ever featured a portrait of a real person before, but public sentiment stemming from the 100th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth was strong enough to outweigh tradition. Sculptor Victor David Brenner was invited to participate in the formulation of the new design when which president chose him for the commission? More… Discuss

Akismet (poetic thought by George-B)


Akismet (poetic thought by George-B)

If you’re looking for Penny
 her last name is Stocks
there are lots of Spammers, 
just check your Spam Mat,

the one with tacky cling,
but when and if in doubt,

Trust Akismet. 

“Spam: scrub it off clean, hard and often!”