Memorial Proofs

Lincoln Memorial Proof Coins

Proof coins are made with a specially polished and treated die. By treating the die in a special way, the coins it produces have a different appearance. Modern technology allows the high points on the coin design to be acid treated (on the die). The background (field) design of the coin die is polished, resulting in a mirror-like look on the coin it strikes. This gives the finished coin a frosted look (frosting) on the raise parts of the design, with a mirror like finish on the background. This contrasting finish is often called "cameo". On some older coins a cameo appearance is quite rare. The attribute "CAM", when added to a coin's description, means cameo appearance. "DCAM" means deep cameo, and indicates the cameo appearance is strong and easy to observe.

Not only are proofs made using specially treated dies, each coin is struck two or more times by the coin die. By striking it more than once the metal is forced into all the crevices of the die, thereby giving a very fine detail to the image on the coin. This fine detail does not appear on some non-proof coins.


1972 S Lincoln Cent Gem Proof No Reserve
$0.75
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USA 1 CENT 1964 CHOICE PROOF CAMEO CONTRAST
$3.99
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Collection 18 1959 1963 Choice Proof United States Lincoln Memorial Cents
$0.99 (1 Bid)
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BLAZING 1981 S Lincoln Memorial Proof Cent Gem Deep Cameo T143
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1969 S Gem Proof Lincoln Memorial Penny US Coin
$0.99
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1971 S Lincoln Cent Gem Proof No Reserve
$0.75
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1999 Lincoln Penny Proof NGC PF 69 RD Ultra Cameo
$12.00
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1992 Lincoln Penny Proof NGC PF 69 RD Ultra Cameo
$14.99
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2002 Lincoln Penny Proof NGC PF 69 RD Ultra Cameo
$12.00
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Beautiful Rare Proof 1972 S DDO Double Die Obverse Lincoln Cent CONECA DDO 002
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1959 NGC Proof 67 Star Red Lincoln Penny Extra Frosty Obverse PF67 RD Star Gem
$58.79
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1961 NGC PR67 RB PROOF PENNY RAINBOW PINK GREEN Color Tone Gorgeous Toner Cent
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1964 PCGS PR68 RD Deep Mirror Proof PCGS 68 RED PENNY Blazing Gem Nice
$29.39
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2010 S LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL PROOF DOLLAR PCGS PR69 FS
$39.99
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2006 S SLABBED PERFECT GEM PROOF CAMEO LINCOLN MEM CENT
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Lincoln 1991 S Superb Gem Ultra Cameo Proof Sunburst Red 402 K2
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1964 LINCOLN MEMORIAL CENT GEM PROOF LUSTER 1623
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COMPLETE COLLECTION GEM PROOF LINCOLN MEMORIAL CENTS 1968 2007 40 PROOF COINS
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