Always in fashion since the 1920s, tie clips are used to secure the tie to the dress shirt. Rest assured your tie will not be blowing in the wind our a coin tie clip. Issued for just one year at the height of World War II, the 1943 Lincoln steel penny freed up precious copper for Americas war effort. It was made from low grade carbon steel, with a zinc coating deposited electrolytically to prevent rusting. The gold tone 2 1/8 inch long tie clip featuring a genuine United States coin maintains a sleek yet elegant focus to any attire. The coin gold tone clip has a high polished finish. A Certificate of Authenticity is included.