The U.S. Mint has issued various types of collectible Lincoln
Cents meant specifically for numismatists since the
introduction of the Lincoln Cent in 1909.  Click on the links
below for information about these special mint issued Lincoln

Matte Proofs 1909-1916

Proofs 1936-1942, 1950-1964, 1968–Pres.

Special Mint Sets (SMS) 1964-1967

Satin Mint Sets 2005-2010

2009 Copper Issues
Special Mint Issues