1 Cent USA (1776 - ) Copper

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1839-1857

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1851, United States. Copper Braided Hair Large Cent Coin.

Mint Year: 1851
Reference: KM-67.
Denomination: One Cent (Braided Hair)
Weight: 10.58gm
Material: Copper
Diameter: 28mm

Obverse: Bust of Lady Liberty with braided head left, wearing inscribed diadem. 13 stars around.
Exergue: LIBERTY – 1851

Reverse: Denomination in words (ONE CENT) within wreath.
Legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Facing more negative public reaction, the Coronet cents were redesigned in 1835 by new Chief Engraver Christian Gobrecht. This last major change to the coin updated the obverse by giving Liberty a slimmer, more youthful appearance. Minor tweaks continued through 1843, and the 1843 design prevailed through the end of mintage in 1857. Some 11 years after the large cent was discontinued, a mint employee coined several large cents dated 1868, almost certainly for sale as instant rarities to numismatists. Fewer than a dozen of these unofficial issues, struck in both bronze and copper-nickel, are known to survive.

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1837 N-11 R1 EF40. Beaded Hair Cord. EF-40. Five points sharper but lightly cleaned, now retoned frosty golden light olive with bluish steel overtones. A trail of very tiny pinpricks under star 7 reaches the hair below. E-MDS. A short dash shows right of the base of the 1 and the repunching or ...

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1837 N-9 R1 EF45+. Beaded Hair Cord. Near Terminal Die State. EF-45+. Very attractive glossy medium brown with frosty flowline luster covering the fields and protected areas. Just a few trivial contact marks and absolutely choice except for a small, dull nick on the chin. Still very close to A ...

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1837 N-8/7 R1 EF40. EF-40. Glossy medium brown with bluish olive toning in protected areas. A very fine hairline over star 9 and a thin nick over O in ONE are the notable marks. Sharply struck EDS, Newcomb's #8, with strong die lines over ERI. (Note: Frank Andrews considered the obverse dies f ...

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1852 N-8 Coronet Head Cent. NGC graded MS-65 Brown. Glossy brown with variagated hues in the undertone; standard sharp central devices with weak stars and rim dentils as often seen. Pop 4; none finer at NGC for the variety. Estimated Value $500 - 550. Categories:

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1857 N-2 R1+ Small Date NGC graded MS65 Brown. Lustrous steel and chocolate brown with hints of light bluish steel overtone in the fields and faded mint color showing through in the protected areas, especially on the reverse. Excellent eye appeal. The only defects are a tiny tick on star 5, an ...

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1856 N-7 R2 Upright 56 PCGS graded MS64 Brown. Glossy light olive and chocolate with 15% of the mint red remaining. No spots or stains, and the only signs of contact are a thin, very light horizontal nick under the 85 and a small nick on the rim under star 13. M-LDS, die state c early. A die c ...

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1923-S Liberty Standing Quarter Dollar. PCGS graded MS-64 PQ. Well struck with the head nearly full. Close examination suggests this is a full head. Lightly toned around the edges. A nice origin ...

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1908-S. NGC graded MS-66 Red. Nice strike with relatively fresh color. Frosty Gem. Tied for finest at NGC. Satiny matte surfaces explode with intense luster and varying shades of coppery and gol ...

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1876. PCGS graded Proof 65 Cameo. Blast white Gem Cameo Proof. Only 1,260 struck. The Twenty-cent piece, sometimes called a "double dime," had a brief appearance in the fourth quarter of the 19t ...
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