What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.): There were two major varieties of the 1842 Braided Hair Large Cent (Penny). One variety had a Large date as depicted above while the other had a smaller date. The difference between the 1842 Large Date vs Small Date Penny is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins.
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