1794 Liberty Cap Large Cents : Head of 1795

Early Copper Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)

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 - Head of 1795
This variety features the 1795 design of the liberty head on the obverse of the 1794 Liberty Cap Large Cent (Penny). This "head of 1795" features a circular curl of hair that loops up and around as depicted above. This includes the Sheldon S-67 | S-68 | S-69 | S-70 | S-71 varieties. The "Exact Head of 1795" does not have this curl as this is the exact design used during the next year in 1795. Source of example image above is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries. The difference between the head of 1793 vs head of 1794 vs head of 1795 is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1794 Head of 1795 Liberty Cap Large Cent - Difference and Comparison
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1794 Liberty Cap Large Cent (Head of 1795 Variety) is Worth $993 in Average Condition and can be Worth $408,984 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) 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: $0.1141

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