1795 Liberty Cap Large Cents : Reeded Edge

Early Copper Penny

Mintage: 9
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 - Reeded Edge
This variety of the 1795 Liberty Cap Large Cent (Penny) has a reeded edge which is extremely rare and valuable. The words "ONE CENT" on the reverse of the coin will be centered within the wreath instead of being aligned up higher as it is in the lettered edge variety. Only 9 of these coins are known to exist! Depicted below is an example image of what a reeded edge of the coin would look like:

1795 Reeded Edge Liberty Cap Large Cent

In addition: depicted below is an example comparison of the word "ONE CENT" in the wreath on the plain or reeded edge vs lettered edge:

1795 Liberty Cap Large Cent - One Cent High in Wreath

Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1795 Liberty Cap Large Cent (Reeded Edge Variety) is Worth $564,202 in Average Condition, and more in higher 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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