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Lincoln cent

Brenner, as was the original reverse, depicting two stalks of wheat (thus "wheat pennies", struck 1909–1958). The coin has seen several reverse, or tails...

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1955 doubled die cent

Numismatics 1955 Doubled Die information 1955 Double Die Cent[permanent dead link] article from www.coinsite.com "1955 Lincoln Wheat Pennies". www.coinvalues...

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Penny (United States coin)

The United States one-cent coin (symbol: ¢), often called the penny, is a unit of currency equaling one one-hundredth of a United States dollar. It has...

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1943 steel cent

Lincoln Wheat Pennies". CoinValues.com. Retrieved 18 October 2016. There are also “reprocessed” steel Pennies, which are essentially 1943 steel Pennies that...

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Ghost (1990 film)

Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn, and Rick Aviles. The plot centers on Sam Wheat (Swayze), a murdered banker whose ghost sets out to save his girlfriend...

Last Update: 2021-02-25T01:59:53Z Word Count : 3178 Synonim Ghost (1990 film)

Jacqueline Winspear

Jacqueline Winspear (born April 30, 1955) is a mystery writer, author of the Maisie Dobbs series of books exploring the aftermath of World War I. She has...

Last Update: 2021-01-19T21:04:27Z Word Count : 397 Synonim Jacqueline Winspear

List of Jackanory episodes

Ingalls Wilder Eileen Atkins 25-Jan-74 1645 The Long Winter: Part 6 - Seed Wheat Laura Ingalls Wilder Eileen Atkins 28-Jan-74 1646 The Long Winter: Part...

Last Update: 2021-01-30T15:52:01Z Word Count : 123 Synonim List of Jackanory episodes

List of folk songs by Roud number

728. "Old Adam", "When Adam was first created" 729. "Charlie", "Weevily Wheat", "O'er the Water to Charlie" 730. "Three Dukes", "The Dilsey Dolsey Officer"...

Last Update: 2021-02-23T09:08:26Z Word Count : 577 Synonim List of folk songs by Roud number

Charles Taze Russell

receipts from the "Miracle Wheat" fundraiser totaled "about $1800" (current value $49,000), of which "Russell himself did not get a penny". It also said that...

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Sky King

niece Penny (and sometimes her brother Clipper - first season only) lived on the Flying Crown Ranch, near the fictitious town of Grover, Arizona. Penny and...

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Angela Lansbury

roles in the films A Life at Stake (1954), A Lawless Street (1955) and The Purple Mask (1955), later describing the last as "the worst movie I ever made...

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February 1959

was unchanged, the tails side had the Lincoln Memorial replacing the "wheat penny". The last B-36 bomber was decommissioned. Fidel Castro took an official...

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Brenda Blethyn

(2005) Nancy Pickard (2006) Louise Penny (2007) Louise Penny (2008) Louise Penny (2009) Louise Penny (2010) Margaret Maron (2011) Louise Penny (2012)...

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Coins of the Australian pound

minted with a portrait of Edward VII. A year later Australian pennies and half-pennies entered circulation. In 1931 gold sovereigns stopped being minted...

Last Update: 2020-12-23T13:07:17Z Word Count : 480 Synonim Coins of the Australian pound

Canada

coin, the Arms of Canada on the 50¢ piece, the beaver on the nickel. The penny, removed from circulation in 2013, featured the maple leaf. The Queen's...

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KFC

from using Collectramatic cookers to pressure fryers produced by Henny Penny, which supplies KFC with various equipment. The 'Velocity' series of pressure...

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Mitzi Green

Zinnie Wheater Honey (1930) – Doris Paramount on Parade (1930) – Herself – Episode 'Park in Paris' Love Among the Millionaires (1930) – Penelope 'Penny' Whipple...

Last Update: 2021-01-23T16:00:44Z Word Count : 632 Synonim Mitzi Green

List of common misconceptions

lightning carries the same risk of striking a person as ordinary lightning. A penny dropped from the Empire State Building would not kill a person or crack...

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Mary Stewart (novelist)

best-seller list many times throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Madam, Will You Talk? (1955) Wildfire at Midnight (1956) Thunder on the Right (1957) Nine Coaches Waiting...

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Martin Edwards (author)

Martin Edwards (born 7 July 1955), whose full name is Kenneth Martin Edwards, is a British crime novelist, whose work has won awards in the UK and the...

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Lincoln cent

The Lincoln cent (sometimes called the Lincoln penny) is a one-cent coin that has been struck by the United States Mint since 1909. The obverse or heads side was designed by Victor David Brenner, as was the original reverse, depicting two stalks of wheat (thus "wheat pennies", struck 1909–1958). The coin has seen several reverse, or tails, designs and now bears one by Lyndall Bass depicting a Union shield. All coins struck by the United States government with a value of 1/100 of a dollar are called cents because the United States has always minted coins using decimals. The penny nickname is a carryover from the coins struck in England, which went to decimals for coins in 1971. In 1905, sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens was hired by the Mint to redesign the cent and the four gold coins, which did not require congressional approval. Two of Saint-Gaudens's proposed designs for the cent were eventually adapted for the gold pieces, but Saint-Gaudens died in August 1907 before submitting additional designs for the cent. In January 1909, the Mint engaged Brenner to design a cent depicting the late president Abraham Lincoln, 1909 being the centennial year of his birth. It was the first widely circulating design of a U.S. president on a coin, an idea that had been seen as too monarchical in the past, namely by George Washington. Nevertheless, Brenner's design was eventually approved, and the new coins were issued to great public interest on August 2, 1909. Brenner's initials (VDB), on the reverse at its base, were deemed too prominent once the coins were issued, and were removed within days of the release. The initials were restored, this time smaller, on Lincoln's shoulder, in 1918. Originally struck in 95% copper, the cent coin was changed for one year to zinc-coated steel in 1943 as copper was needed to aid in the war effort. The mint then reverted to 95% copper until 1982, when inflation made copper too expensive and the composition was changed to zinc with an outer copper layer. Brenner's wheat reverse was replaced in 1959 by a depiction of the Lincoln Memorial designed by Frank Gasparro, for the sesquicentennial of his birth year. The Lincoln Memorial reverse was itself replaced in 2009 by four commemorative designs marking the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth. Beginning in 2010, Bass's shield design was coined.


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