Day: February 16, 2021

Why does Lincoln face the opposite direction on the penny?

February 16, 2021 Off

Why does Lincoln face the opposite direction on the penny? In 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt chose portraitist and sculptor Victor David Brenner to design the penny, probably because he admired Brenner’s previous works of art. Lincoln faced right in the photo, so he faces right on the plaque and faces right on the penny. Why…

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