1846 P Braided Hair Liberty Head Large Cents : All Varieties

Early Copper Penny

Mintage: 4,120,800
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.):
1846 Braided Hair Large Cent Penny - Small Date vs Medium Date vs Large Date
There were a few major varieties of the 1846 Braided Hair Large Cent. Each variety features a different size and style of the numbers in the 1846 date. The difference between the Small Date vs Medium Date vs Large Date is depicted above in the example comparison image of the coin varieties.

Major Varieties:
1846 Braided Hair Large Cent - Small Date
1846 Braided Hair Large Cent - Medium Date
1846 Braided Hair Large Cent - Tall Date

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-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
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