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Liberty Cap Cent (penny)

United States of America coinage

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

 

old US coin 1 cent 1794
Liberty Cap Cent
Minted: 1793-1796
KM#13

Designer: Joseph Wright (1793-1795) and John Smith Gardner (1795-1796)

Metal: copper
Diameter: 29 mm.
Weight: 13.48 g. (1793-1795) or 10.89 g. (1795-1796)
Edge: lettered (ONE HUNDRED FOR A DOLLAR) or plain or reeded

Reverse: value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: head facing right, Phrygian cap
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / date

Mintage:

1793   11,056
1794   918,521
1795   501,500
1796   109,825