Why does Lincoln face right on the penny?

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Abraham Lincoln was the only president to face the right of the coin. This is because of the photograph that was used as a reference to make the coin. In that particular photograph Abraham Lincoln faced the right side.
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No special reason, just the way it was designed.
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Well, there is no real reason for it. It's not because of a law or anything
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When the Lincoln one-cent coin made its initial appearance in 1909, it marked a radical departure from the accepted styling of United States coins, introducing as it did for the first
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Lincoln is facing to the right due to the designer's choice. The image is an adaptation of a plaque made by Victor David Brenner! Cool isn't it! : report this answer. Updated on Sunday
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