1842 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.):
1842 Braided Hair Large Cent Penny - Large Date
There were two major varieties of the 1842 Braided Hair Large Cent (Penny). One variety had a Large date as depicted above while the other had a smaller date. The difference between the 1842 Large Date vs Small Date Penny is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins.

1842 Small Date vs Large Date Braided Hair Large Cent - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Very Good
Very Fine
Extremely Fine
About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $0.0617

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