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Flowing Hair Large Cent

 

Flowing Hair Cent - Chain reverse

 

US coin 1 cent 1793

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 26-27 mm.
Weight 13.48 g.

Minted:
1793

Reverse: Value within chain
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1793

Edge: Bars and Vines

Number in Krause catalog: KM#11

 

Price for coin in F condition - $1,000-2,000

 

 

Flowing Hair Cent - Wreath reverse

 

US coin 1 cent 1793

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 26-27 mm.
Weight 13.48 g.

Minted:
1793

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1793

Edge: Bars and Vines

Number in Krause catalog: KM#12

 

Price for coin in F condition - $1,000-2,000

 

 

 

Liberty Cap Large Cent

 

US coin 1 cent 1794

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 29 mm.
Weight 13.48 g.

Minted:
1793, 1794, 1795, 1796

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right, Phrygian cap
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1794

Edge: Lettered: "ONE HUNDRED FOR A DOLLAR" or Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#13

 

Price for coin in F condition - $400-600

 

 

Liberty Cap Cent - Redesigned, reduced weight

 

US coin 1 cent 1795

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 29 mm.
Weight 10.89 g.

Minted:
1795
1796

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1793

Edge: Lettered: "ONE CENT" or Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#13a

 

Price for coin in F condition - $300-500

 

 

 

Draped Bust Large Cent

 

US coin 1 cent 1797

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 29 mm.
Weight 10.98 g.

Minted:
1796, 17987, 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806, 1807

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1797

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#22

 

Price for coin in F condition - $100-200

 

 

 

Capped Bust (Classic Head) Large Cent

 

US coin 1 cent 1812

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 29 mm.
Weight 10.98 g.

Minted:
1808, 1809, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1812

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#39

 

Price for coin in F condition - $200-300

 

 

 

Coronet Head Large Cent

 

US coin 1 cent 1817

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 29 mm.
Weight 10.98 g.

Minted:
1816, 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820, 1821, 1822, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835, 1836, 1837, 1838, 1839

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right, within circle of stars
Obverse legend: 1817

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#45

 

Price for coin in F condition - $25-35

 

 

 

Braided Hair Large Cent

 

US coin 1 cent 1857

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 27.5 mm.
Weight 10.98 g.

Minted:
1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right, within circle of stars
Obverse legend: 1857

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#45

 

Price for coin in F condition - $20-30

 

 

 

Flying Eagle Small Cent

 

US coin 1 cent 1858

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 19 mm.
Weight 4.67 g.

Minted:
1856
1857
1858

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT

Obverse: Flying Eagle
Obverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1858

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#45

 

Price for coin in F condition - $40-60

 

 

 

Indian Head Small Cent

 

Indian Head - Without shield

 

US coin 1 cent 1859

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 19 mm.
Weight 4.67 g.

Minted:
1859

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT

Obverse: Indian head with headdress left
Obverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1859

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#87

 

Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

Indian Head - With shield

 

US coin 1 cent 1862

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 19 mm.
Weight 4.67 g.

Minted:
1860
1861
1862
1863
1864

Reverse: Value within wreath, shield above
Reverse legend: ONE CENT

Obverse: Indian head with headdress left
Obverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1862

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#90

 

Price for coin in F condition - $15-25

 

 

Indian Head - Bronze

 

US coin 1 cent 1909

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 19 mm.
Weight 3.11 g.

Minted:
1864, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909

Reverse: Value within wreath, shield above
Reverse legend: ONE CENT

Obverse: Indian head with headdress left
Obverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1862

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#90a

 

Price for coin in F condition - $10-20

 

 

 

Lincoln Small Cent

 

Lincoln Cent - Wheat Ears reverse

 

US coin 1 cent 1955

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 19 mm.
Weight 3.11 g.

Minted:
1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924,  1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932,  1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940,  1941, 1942, 1943 (rare), 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947,  1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955,  1956, 1957, 1958

Reverse: Value within Wheat Ears
Reverse legend: ONE CENT UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse: Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 1955

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#132

 

Price for coin in VF condition - $1-3

 

 

 

Lincoln Cent - Wheat Ears, zinc coated steel

 

US coin 1 cent 1943

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: zinc coated steel
Diameter 19 mm.
Weight 2.70 g.

Minted:
1943

Reverse: Value within Wheat Ears
Reverse legend: ONE CENT UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse: Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 1943

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#132a

 

Price for coin in VF condition - $1-3

 

 

Lincoln Cent - Lincoln memorial reverse

 

US coin 1 cent 1972

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 19 mm.
Weight 3.11 g.

Minted:
1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982

Reverse: Lincoln Memorial
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse: Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 1972

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#201

 

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.10-0.20

 

 

 

Lincoln Cent - Lincoln memorial reverse, copper plated zinc

 

US coin 1 cent 1994

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper plated zinc
Diameter 19 mm.
Weight 3.11 g.

Minted:
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Reverse: Lincoln Memorial
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse: Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 1994

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#201

 

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.10-0.20

 

 

 

Lincoln Cent - Shield reverse

 

US coin 1 cent 2010

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper plated zinc
Diameter 19 mm.
Weight 2.50 g.

Minted:
2010 to date

Reverse: Shield
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse: Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 2010

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#201

 

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.10-0.20

 

 

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