Lincoln Memorial Cent (Reverse) Design

Description (Brief)
With a few quick pencil marks, Frank Gasparro's idea is transformed from a thought to a visual representation for the obverse of the Lincoln Memorial cent.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1958
Gasparro, Frank
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
back white mat: 27.9 cm x 21.6 cm; 11 in x 8 1/2 in
smaller white paper: 12.6 cm x 7.6 cm; 4 15/16 in x 3 in
image: 7 cm; 2 3/4 in
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Coins, Currency and Medals
Art - Currency
Art of Gasparro
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Art of Gasparro
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Christina Gasparro Hansen

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