Abraham Lincoln

12 Feb 2024  Mon

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States of America, was born in 1809. He is remembered as one of the most influential presidents in the nation's history.

Renowned for coining the phrase "government of the people, by the people, for the people", which has since become a cornerstone of American democracy.

Lincoln's greatest legacy is his role in ending the Civil War, which had threatened to tear the country apart. He also played a pivotal role in abolishing slavery, a crucial step towards achieving equality for all Americans.

Additionally, he is credited with developing the nation's economy, which helped propel the United States into the global superpower it is today.

Country: United States of America

Date of Issue: 19 November 1948

Emission: Commemorative

Perforation: line11 x 10½

Printing: Recess

Face Value: 3 ¢ - United States cent

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