1840 Braided Hair Liberty Head Large Cents : Small Date Over Large 18

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.):
1840/18 Braided Hair Large Cent Penny - Small Date Over Large 18
One major variety is the 1840/18 Braided Hair Large Cent (Penny). This repunched overdate error features a small 1840 date struck over a larger 1840 date. Parts of the underling "18" can be seen within the overlying 1840 date as depicted by the arrows in the example image above.
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $0.0624

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