The Abraham Lincoln dollar coins aren"t rare or valuable. However these coins in uncirculated condition can sell for a premium. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.




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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States of America. Known as one of the best presidents of all time, Lincoln abolished slavery among other accomplishments. The date range 1861-1865 inscribed on the coin signifies his time in office.


Specifications

Type: Presidential Dollar Year: 2010 Face Value: $1.00 Composition: 88.5% copper, 6% zinc, 3.5% manganese, 2% nickel Total Weight: 8.1 grams


The US minted the 2010 P Abraham Lincoln dollar coin, 2010 D Abraham Lincoln dollar coin, and 2010 S proof Abraham Lincoln dollar coin. The mint mark can be found on the edge of the coin.


Proof coins are essentially coins that have more detail. They are minted on special planchets and it takes longer to produce them. They are specifically made for collectors so you won"t find any in your spare change.


SeriesLocationQuantity Minted
2010 PPhiladelphia49,000,000
2010 DDenver48,020,000
2010 S ProofSan Francisco2,224,613

Value

The 2010 Abraham Lincoln dollar coins in circulated condition are only worth their face value of $1.00. These coins only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition.


Both the 2010 P Abraham Lincoln dollar coin and 2010 D Abraham Lincoln dollar coin are each worth around $3.50 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.


The 2010 S proof Abraham Lincoln dollar coin is worth around $6 in PR 65 condition.

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Grading System

MS 65 gem uncirculated- There is strong luster and eye appeal. A few light contact marks may be present but they are barely noticeable.

PR 65 proof- There are no flaws to this coin. A few blemishes may be present.




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Sources:

The Red Book

See also:

Millard Fillmore Dollar CoinFranklin Pierce Dollar CoinJames Buchanan Dollar Coin


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