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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 1857
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