1840 Braided Hair Liberty Head Large Cents : Small Date Over Large 18

Early Copper Penny

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

Designer - Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 28.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 10.89 grams

What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.):
1840/18 Braided Hair Large Cent Penny - Small Date Over Large 18
One major variety is the 1840/18 Braided Hair Large Cent (Penny). This repunched overdate error features a small 1840 date struck over a larger 1840 date. Parts of the underling "18" can be seen within the overlying 1840 date as depicted by the arrows in the example image above.
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1840 Braided Hair Liberty Head Large Cent (Small Date Over Large 18 Variety) is Worth $144 in Average Condition and can be Worth $2,107 to $2,880 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: $0.0929

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