1799 P Draped Bust Large Cents : 9 Over 8

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.):
1799/8 Draped Bust Large Cent Penny - 9 Over 8 Overdate Error
One major variety is the 1799/8 Draped Bust Large Cent (Penny) Overdate error. This error features a 1799 date struck over a 1798 date which resulted in part of the underlying "8" appearing within the lower portion of the "9" as depicted by the arrows in the example image of the coin above. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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)
3,3775,83112,12629,62678,357----

MELT VALUE: $0.0634


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