1814 P Classic Head Large Cents : All Varieties

Early Copper Penny

Mintage: 357,830
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John Reich
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.):
1814 Classic Head Large Cent Penny - Crosslet 4 vs Plain 4
There are two major varieties of the 1814 Classic Head Large Cent (Penny). The varieties deal with varying styles used on the number "4" in the 1814 date. One style is a plain "4" which doesn't have a crosslet on the right-most tip of the "4". The other variety does feature a crosslet or extra bar on the right-most tip of the "4". These features are depicted by the arrow in the example image above along with the differences and comparison between the Crosslet 4 vs Plain 4.

Major Varieties:
1814 Classic Head Large Cent - Plain 4
1814 Classic Head Large Cent - Crosslet 4

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)
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MELT VALUE: $0.0636


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