Lincoln Kennedy Cent

I’ve received several e-mails asking for the value of a Lincoln cent with an image of John F. Kennedy on it. I’ve also received questions about an imprint of a map of a state along with the 2 letter abbreviation.

The short answer is that these are all novelty coins. They left the mint as a normal coin without any additional images. After they left, someone added the extra images, then declared them “unusual commemoratives and collectors items.”

Here’s an example of the Lincoln Kennedy Cent that was selling on eBay for $0.99. They can be fun conversation items, but calling them commemoratives and collectors items is stretching the truth in my opinion.

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