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Braided Hair Cent (penny)

United States of America coinage

US Dollar ($)=100 cents
1 cent = 0.01 $US

 

old US coin 1 cent 1847
Braided Hair Cent
Minted: 1839-1857
KM#67

Designer: Christian Gobrech
Metal: copper
Diameter: 27.5 mm.
Weight: 10.89 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: head facing left, within circle of 13 stars
Obverse legend: date

Mintage:

1839 - 3,128,661
1840 - 2,462,700
1841 - 1,597,367
1842 - 2,383,390
1843 - 2,425,342
1844 - 2,398,752
1845 - 3,894,804
1846 - 4,120,800
1847 - 6,183,669
1848 - 6,415,799
1849 - 4,178,500
1850 - 4,426,844
1851 - 9,889,707
1852 - 5,063,094
1853 - 6,641,131
1854 - 4,236,156
1855 - 1,574,829
1856 - 2,690,463
1857 - 333,456

 

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