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At 08:17 AM 11/5/96 -0500, you wrote:
>On Mon, 4 Nov 1996, Mark Williams wrote:
>>         This question came in this morning while I was at a meeting -- does
>> anyone know why Lincoln is facing to the right on pennies, while all other
>> figures face to the left on coins?
>        Well, he was the first Republican; Foreshadowing?
>Actually, according to the American Numismatic Association, there IS no
reason -- it is entirely the designer's choice, and it is just a quirk that
only the designer of the Lincoln penny chose to have him face right.
Mark Williams
Colton high School
"If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people happy?"

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