1796 Draped Bust Large Cents : Reverse of 1797

Early Copper Penny

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

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 29 mm
Mass / Weight: 10.89 grams

What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.):
1796 Draped Bust Large Cent Penny - Reverse of 1797
One major variety of the 1796 Draped Bust Large Cent (Penny) features the newer 1797 design on the reverse of the coin. One way to identify this variety is to note that there are two leaves (double leaf) on the top of the right-side branch. In addition: There are a total of 16 leaves on the left branch and 19 leaves on the right branch. The difference between the 1794 reverse vs 1795 reverse vs 1797 reverse can be seen in the example comparison image of all three varieties below:

1796 Reverse of 1797 Draped Bust Large Cent - Difference and Comparison
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1796 Draped Bust Large Cent (Reverse of 1797 Variety) is Worth $1,052 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: $0.0929

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