1807 Draped Bust Large Cents : Comet Variety

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.):
1807 Draped Bust Large Cent Penny - Comet Variety
One major variety of the 1807 Draped Bust Large Cent (Penny) is the "Comet" variety. The dies used for striking the obverse of the coin had a large defect. This resulted in a "comet" shaped feature just behind the liberty head and extending to the rim of the coin as depicted by the arrow in the example image of this coin above.
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)
$60$100$230$870$2,656----

The 1807 Draped Bust Large Cent (Comet Variety Variety) is worth $100 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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