1794 Liberty Cap Large Cents : Starred Reverse

Early Copper Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Joseph Wright
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 29 mm
Mass / Weight: 13.48 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1794 Liberty Cap Large Cent Penny - Starred Reverse
Another major variety is the 1794 Liberty Cap Large Cent (Penny) with a starred reverse. This coin features very small stars completely around the rim of the coin near the denticles as depicted above. This is an extremely rare and valuable variety. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-65)
Proof
(PR-65)
$12,170$20,118$40,866$83,826$176,635$620,607---

The 1794 Liberty Cap Large Cent (Starred Reverse Variety) is worth $20,118 in average condition, and more in higher condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $0.0782







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