1796 Draped Bust Large Cents : Stemless Wreath Reverse

Early Copper Penny

Mintage: 3
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 Stemless Draped Bust Large Cent Penny - No Stems
This is an extremely rare and valuable variety of the 1796 Draped Bust Large Cent (Penny). Normally the reverse of the coin depicts two stems of the two wreaths at the bottom of the coin near the 1/100 fractional. In this case the stems are missing. The differences between the stems vs stemless coins are depicted above in the example image and the arrows point out where the stems should be. Only 3 of these coins are known to exist!
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 1796 Draped Bust Large Cent (Stemless Wreath Reverse Variety) is Worth $39,990 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: $0.0888

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