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- 1803-P : 1/100 Over 1/000
1803 Draped Bust Large Cents : 1/100 Over 1/000
Early Copper Penny
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.):
This variety of the 1803 Draped Bust Large Cent (Penny) features an error in the fractional at the bottom of the reverse. The original die had triple zeros in the denominator (1/000). This was corrected and a 100 was stamped over the 000 as depicted above in the example image of the coin.
The 1803 Draped Bust Large Cent (1/100 Over 1/000 Variety) is worth $121 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: $0.0653
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