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US One Cent coins

 

 

Flowing Hair Large Cent

 

Flowing Hair Cent - Chain reverse

US coin 1 cent 1793Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper
26-27 mm.
13.48 g.
Edge: Bars and Vines
Minted:
1793
Reverse: Value within chain; legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: Head facing right; legend: LIBERTY / 1793
KM#11
Price for coin in F condition - $1,000-2,000 (rare valuable coin)

 

 

Flowing Hair Cent - Wreath reverse

US coin 1 cent 1793Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper
26-27 mm.
13.48 g.
Edge: Bars and Vines
Minted:
1793
Reverse: Value within wreath; legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: Head facing right; legend: LIBERTY / 1793
KM#12
Price for coin in F condition - $1,000-2,000 (rare valuable coin)

 

 

 

Liberty Cap Large One Cent

US coin 1 cent 1794Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper
29 mm.
13.48 g.
Edge: Lettered: "ONE HUNDRED FOR A DOLLAR" or Plain
Minted:
1793, 1794, 1795, 1796
Reverse: Value within wreath; legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: Head facing right, Phrygian cap; legend: LIBERTY / 1794
KM#13
Price for coin in F condition - $400-600

 

 

Liberty Cap Cent - Redesigned, reduced weight

US coin 1 cent 1795Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper
29 mm.
10.89 g.
Edge: Lettered: "ONE CENT" or Plain
Minted:
1795, 1796
Reverse: Value within wreath; legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: Head facing right; legend: LIBERTY / 1793
KM#13a
Price for coin in F condition - $300-500

 

 

 

Draped Bust Large One Cent

US coin 1 cent 1797Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper
29 mm.
10.98 g.
Edge: Plain
Minted:
1796, 17987, 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806, 1807
Reverse: Value within wreath; legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: Head facing right; legend: LIBERTY / 1797
KM#22
Price for coin in F condition - $100-200

 

 

 

Capped Bust (Classic Head) Large One Cent

US coin 1 cent 1812Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper
29 mm.
10.98 g.
Edge: Plain
Minted:
1808, 1809, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814
Reverse: Value within wreath; legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: Head facing right, flanked by stars; legend: LIBERTY / 1812
KM#39
Price for coin in F condition - $200-300

 

 

 

Coronet Head Large One Cent

US coin 1 cent 1817Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper
29 mm.
10.98 g.
Edge: Plain
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; legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: Head facing right, within circle of stars; legend: 1817
KM#45
Price for coin in F condition - $25-35

 

 

 

Braided Hair Large One Cent

US coin 1 cent 1857Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper
27.5 mm.
10.98 g.
Edge: Plain
Minted:
1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857
Reverse: Value within wreath; legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: Head facing right, within circle of stars; legend: 1857
KM#45
Price for coin in F condition - $20-30

 

 

 

Flying Eagle Small One Cent

US coin 1 cent 1858Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper-nickel
19 mm.
4.67 g.
Edge: Plain
Minted:
1856, 1857, 1858
Reverse: Value within wreath; legend: ONE CENT
Obverse: Flying Eagle; legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1858
KM#45
Price for coin in F condition - $40-60

 

 

 

Indian Head Small One Cent

 

Indian Head - Without shield

US coin 1 cent 1859Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper-nickel
19 mm.
4.67 g.
Edge: Plain
Minted:
1859
Reverse: Value within wreath; legend: ONE CENT
Obverse: Indian head with headdress left; legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1859
KM#87
Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

Indian Head - With shield

US coin 1 cent 1862Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper-nickel
19 mm.
4.67 g.
Edge: Plain
Minted:
1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864
Reverse: Value within wreath, shield above; legend: ONE CENT
Obverse: Indian head with headdress left; legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1862
KM#90
Price for coin in F condition - $15-25

 

 

Indian Head - Bronze

US coin 1 cent 1909Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
bronze
19 mm.
3.11 g.
Edge: Plain
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; legend: ONE CENT
Obverse: Indian head with headdress left; legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1862
KM#90a
Price for coin in F condition - $10-20

 

 

 

Lincoln Small One Cent

 

Lincoln Cent - Wheat Ears reverse

US coin 1 cent 1955Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
bronze
19 mm.
3.11 g.
Edge: Plain
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; legend: ONE CENT UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Obverse: Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 1955
KM#132
Price for coin in VF condition - $1-3

 

 

 

Lincoln Cent - Wheat Ears, zinc coated steel

US coin 1 cent 1943Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
zinc coated steel
19 mm.
2.70 g.
Edge: Plain
Minted:
1943
Reverse: Value within Wheat Ears; legend: ONE CENT UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Obverse: Lincoln right; legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 1943
KM#132a
Price for coin in VF condition - $1-3

 

 

Lincoln Cent - Lincoln memorial reverse

US coin 1 cent 1972Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
bronze
19 mm.
3.11 g.
Edge: Plain
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; legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Obverse: Lincoln right; legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 1972
KM#201
Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.10-0.20

 

 

 

Lincoln Cent - Lincoln memorial reverse, copper plated zinc

US coin 1 cent 1994Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper plated zinc
19 mm.
3.11 g.
Edge: Plain
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; legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 1994
Number in Krause catalog: KM#201
Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.10-0.20

 

 

 

Lincoln Cent (current) - Shield reverse

US coin 1 cent 2010Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
copper plated zinc
19 mm.
2.50 g.
Edge: Plain
Minted:
2010 to date
Reverse: Shield; legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Obverse: Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 2010
KM#201
Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.10-0.20