US Braided Hair Cent and Half Cent

 

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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

 

 

 

Braided Hair Half Cent

 

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US coin half cent 1851

 

Face value: 1/2 Cent ($0.005=half  penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.44 g.

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

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

Obverse: Head facing left, within circle of stars
Obverse legend: 1851

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#70

 

Price for coin in F condition - $100-150