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18 Feb 2015

Four Ways Abraham Lincoln Changed U.S. Currency

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While Abraham Lincoln is well-known for his many accomplishments, his part in shaping U.S. currency is less understood. However, during Lincoln’s presidency, he did more to change U.S. currency than most presidents before and after him. From creating the first U.S. paper money to passing legislation to issue three-cent fractional currency, Lincoln left more than his image on U.S. currency.

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http://koin.com/2015/02/17/four-ways-abraham-lincoln-changed-u-s-currency/

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CMCC

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WoW! I didn't know that he had such an impact. In 1909, he started ruling over pennies, and he still does!

nice!! #coin

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