Eight 2009 Lincoln Cents With One-Year-Only Designs. With surprisingly low mintages these 2009 cents are tough to find in pocket change! Issued to celebrate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth and 100 years of the Lincoln cent, the one-year-only engravings honor his birthplace, formative years, professional life and presidency. Production was low due to the economic slow down and the fact that the mintage was divided among four designs. We'll send you Philadelphia and Denver Brilliant Uncirculated issues, for a total of eight coins.