1840 P Braided Hair Liberty Head Large Cents : Large Date

Early Copper Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 28.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 10.89 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1840 Braided Hair Large Cent Penny - Large Date
There were two major varieties in regards to the size of the 1840 date on the Braided Hair Large Cent. The one depicted above is the large date variety with larger numbers and a different style. The difference between the 1840 Small Date vs Large Date Braided Hair Large Cent (Penny) is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins:

1840 Large Date vs Small Date Braided Hair 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: $0.0526

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