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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

 

 

 

Liberty Cap Half Cent

 

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Liberty Cap Half Cent - head facing left obverse

 

US coin half cent 1793

 

Face value: 1/2 Cent ($0.005=half  penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 22 mm.
Weight 6.74 g.

Minted:
1793

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF CENT / 1/200 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing left, Phrygian cap
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1793

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#10

 

Price for coin in F condition - $4,000-6,000

 

 

Liberty Cap Half Cent - head facing right obverse

 

US coin half cent 1794

 

Face value: 1/2 Cent ($0.005=half  penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 6.74 g. (1794-95) or 5.44 g. (1795-97)

Minted:
1794, 1795, 1796, 1797

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF CENT / 1/200 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#14

 

Price for coin in F condition - $400-600