1794 Liberty Cap Large Cents : Exact Head of 1795

Early Copper Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Joseph Wright
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 29 mm
Mass / Weight: 13.48 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1795 Liberty Cap Large Cent Penny - Exact Head of 1795
This variety features the 1795 design of the liberty head on the obverse of the 1794 Liberty Cap Large Cent (Penny). Some "head of 1795" varieties feature a circular curl of hair that loops up and around. The "Exact Head of 1795" depicted above does not have this curl as this is the exact design used during the next year in 1795. This is known as the Sheldon S-72 variety. The difference between the head of 1793 vs head of 1794 vs head of 1795 is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1794 Exact Head of 1795 Liberty Cap Large Cent - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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-65)
Proof
(PR-65)
$407$590$1,016$2,231$4,780--$295,623-

The 1794 Liberty Cap Large Cent (Exact Head of 1795 Variety) is worth $590 in average condition and can be worth $295,623 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $0.0782







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