1855 P Braided Hair Liberty Head Large Cents : Slanted 5s

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.):
1855 Braided Hair Large Cent Penny - Slanted 5's
One major variety is the 1855 Braided Hair Large Cent (Penny) with slanted or italic 5's as depicted above. The difference between the Slanted 5's vs Upright 5's is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins:

1855 Slanted 5s vs Upright 5s Braided Hair Large Cent - Difference and Comparison
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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MELT VALUE: $0.0636


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