Lincoln Cent (penny)
There are so many fun ways to introduce your students to American coins! Below you will find a collection of educational resources to help get your students started. To add additional lesson ideas to this site, please sign up to participate in the Teachers' Network. And don't forget to visit the Circulating Coins section to find out more about all of the current circulating coins from the United States Mint!
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|Obverse Design||Bust of President Lincoln|
|Obverse Designer||Victor David Brenner|
|Date of Issue (Obverse)||1909|
|Reverse Design||Lincoln Memorial|
|Reverse Designer||Frank Gasparro|
|Date of Issue (Reverse)||1959|
|Diameter||0.750 in. or 19.05 mm|
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Just For Fun!
Kids love coins! Watch your students explore some of the fun activities below and watch them gain an appreciation for coins and coin collecting!
This section is just for you! Click on each of the sections below to find an inventory of educational resources from the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site related to the quarter. These lesson plans activities will be a hit with your students and are ready to be used in your classroom today!
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