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

 

First American penny is Flowing Hair cent

Flowing Hair large cent - Chain reverse

old US coin 1 cent 1793
Minted: 1793
KM#11

Designer: Henry Voigt
Metal: copper
Diameter: 26-27 mm.
Weight: 13.48 g.
Reverse: value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: head facing right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / date

 

 

Flowing Hair large cent - Wreath reverse

old US coin 1 cent 1793
Minted: 1793
KM#12

Designer: Henry Voigt
Metal: copper
Diameter: 26-27 mm.
Weight: 13.48 g.
Reverse: value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: head facing right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / date

 

 

Liberty Cap large cent

old US coin 1 cent 1794
Minted: 1793-1796
(1793, 1794, 1795, 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

 

 

Draped large cent

old US coin 1 cent 1797
Minted: 1796-1807
(1796, 17987, 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806, 1807)
KM#22

Designer: Robert Scot
Metal: copper
Diameter: 29 mm.
Weight: 10.98 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: head facing right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / date

 

 

Classic Head large cent

old US coin 1 cent 1812
Minted: 1808-1814
(1808, 1809, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814)
KM#39

Designer: John Reich
Metal: copper
Diameter: 29 mm.
Weight: 10.89 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: head facing left, flanked by 13 stars
Obverse legend: date

 

 

Coronet large cent

old US coin 1 cent 1817 large cent - coronet head
Minted: 1816-1839
(1816, 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820, 1821, 1822, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835, 1836, 1837, 1838, 1839)
KM#45

Designer: Robert Scot
Metal: copper
Diameter: 28-29 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 15 stars
Obverse legend: date

 

 

Brided Hair penny - large cent

old US coin 1 cent 1857
Minted: 1839-1857
(1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 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

 

 

Flying Eagle cent (penny)

old US coin 1 cent 1858
Minted: 1856-1858
(1856, 1857, 1858)
KM#85

Designer: James B. Longacre
Metal: copper
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Weight: 4.67 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT
Obverse: Flying Eagle
Obverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / date

 

 

Indian Head penny

old US coin 1 cent 1859
Minted: 1859
KM#87

Designer: James B. Longacre
Metal: copper-nickel
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Weight: 4.67 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT
Obverse: Indian head with headdress left
Obverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / date

 

 

Indian Head penny - shield above reverse

old US coin 1 cent 1862
Minted: 1860-1864
(1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864)
KM#90

Designer: James B. Longacre
Metal: copper-nickel
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Weight: 4.67 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: value within wreath, shield above
Reverse legend: ONE CENT
Obverse: Indian head with headdress left
Obverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / date

 

 

Indian Head penny - shield above reverse

old US coin 1 cent 1902 small cent - indian head
Minted: 1864-1909
(1864, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909)
KM#90a

Designer: James B. Longacre
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Weight: 3.11 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: value within wreath, shield above
Reverse legend: ONE CENT
Obverse: Indian head with headdress left
Obverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / date

 

 

Lincoln Cent - Wheat Ears penny

US old coin 1 cent 1918 Lincoln cent
Minted: 1909-1958
(1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943 (rare), 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958)
KM#132

Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Weight: 3.11 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: Wheat Ears
Reverse legend: E PLURIBUS UNUM / ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / date

 

 

Lincoln Penny - Wheat Ears penny
US steel penny 1943

US old coin 1 cent 1943 Lincoln cent
Minted: 1943
KM#132a

Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Metal: zinc coated steel
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Weight: 2.70 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: Wheat Ears
Reverse legend: E PLURIBUS UNUM / ONE CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: Abraham Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / date

 

 

Lincoln Cent - memorial reverse penny

US coin 1 cent 1973 Lincoln memorial cent
Minted: 1959-1982
(1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982)
KM#201

Designer: Frank Gasparro
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Weight: 3.11 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: Lincoln Memorial in Washington
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / ONE CENT
Obverse: Abraham Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / date

 

 

Lincoln Cent - Memorial reverse penny

US coin 1 cent 2008 Lincoln memorial cent
Minted: 1982-2008
(1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
KM#201b

Designer: Frank Gasparro
Metal: copper plated zinc
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Weight: 3.11 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: Lincoln Memorial in Washington
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / ONE CENT
Obverse: Abraham Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / date

 

 

Lincoln Cent - Shield reverse penny

US coin 1 cent 2012
minted: from 2010
KM#468

Designer: Victor D. Brenner
Metal: copper plated zinc
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Weight: 3.11 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: Shield
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / ONE CENT
Obverse: Abraham Lincoln right
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / date

 

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