Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Washington D.C.’s Lincoln Memorial – which opened in 1922 – with this dramatic challenge coin! The obverse depicts the memorial’s iconic statue of 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, along with the famous close to his Gettysburg Address: “government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” The reverse shows the memorial building beneath a blue sky, and bears the inscription from the wall behind Lincoln’s statue: in this temple as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the union the memory of abraham lincoln is enshrined forever. Below the temple appear the words lincoln memorial and may 30, 1922, the date it opened.
Available only from Littleton, each coin measures an impressive 2" in diameter and comes in an acrylic case. It’s a fitting tribute to the Great Emancipator. It also makes a great gift for patriots, Lincoln cent collectors and history buffs. Order today!
- Product Type: Single Products
- Presentation: With Case
- Novelty Series: Challenge Coins