1856 Braided Hair Liberty Head Large Cents : Slanted 5

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.):
1856 Braided Hair Large Cent Penny - Slanted 5
One major variety is the 1856 Braided Hair Large Cent (Penny) with a Slanted or italic 5 as depicted above. The difference between the 1856 Slanted 5 vs Upright 5 is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins:

1856 Slanted s vs Upright 5 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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