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Far beyond the cent and $5 FRN, Abraham Lincoln is the subject of a broad and deep treasury of numismatic, philatelic, and exonumic material. This new book from Whitman (2013, 448 pages, $29.95) is the second from Reed, following the 2009 release of Abraham Lincoln: Images of His Greatness. To fund America's entry into World War I, in 1917, Congress authorized the issue of bonds denominated at $5000. Lincoln's portrait from the $5 Federal Reserve Note graced the new promissory paper. Medals, medallions, movie posters, political buttons for Lincoln (of course) and for many candidate