1796 Draped Bust Large Cents : Reverse of 1797

Early Copper Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 29 mm
Mass / Weight: 10.89 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1796 Draped Bust Large Cent Penny - Reverse of 1797
One major variety of the 1796 Draped Bust Large Cent (Penny) features the newer 1797 design on the reverse of the coin. One way to identify this variety is to note that there are two leaves (double leaf) on the top of the right-side branch. In addition: There are a total of 16 leaves on the left branch and 19 leaves on the right branch. The difference between the 1794 reverse vs 1795 reverse vs 1797 reverse can be seen in the example comparison image of all three varieties below:

1796 Reverse of 1797 Draped Bust Large Cent - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $0.0617

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