2026 Semiquincentennial Lincoln Cent and Jefferson Nickel Design Candidates

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In its February 15th Meeting, the Commission for Fine Arts reviewed the 2026 Semiquincentennial design candidates for the Lincoln Cent and Jefferson Nickel. The United States Mint submitted the candidates, which will be finalized by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) in an upcoming meeting. Authorized by Public Law 116-330, the U.S. Mint will revamp its circulating coins for 2026 to commemorate the Semiquincentennial, or 250th anniversary, of the founding of the United States of America. …

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