Checkers is one of the oldest games in the history of man. Abraham Lincoln played checkers with his sons at the Soldier's Home a cottage retreat and was a great competitor. The Lincoln Checkers Set is composed of Lincoln Copper Wheat Ear pennies and Lincoln Steel pennies in plastic capsules and a red and blue game board. The game board features the face of Lincoln honoring his love of the game. There are 12 Lincoln Copper Wheat Ear pennies minted from 1909 to 1958 with the exception of 1943 and 12 Lincoln Steel pennies minted in 1943 due to the shortage of copper in WWII. Certificate of Authenticity is included. Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. No rush or gift box.