1846 Braided Hair Liberty Head Large Cents : Tall Date

Early Copper Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

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.):
1846 Braided Hair Large Cent Penny - Tall Date
One major variety is the 1846 Braided Hair Large Cent (Penny) with the Tall date style. This variety features the largest of the dates and numbers and is taller than the medium sized date. The difference between the Small Date vs Medium Date vs Tall Date is depicted below in the example comparison of the coin varieties:

1846 Small vs Medium vs Tall Date Braided Hair Large Cent - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
$22$28$35$50$152$230$455$922-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1846 Braided Hair Liberty Head Large Cent (Tall Date Variety) is worth $28 in average condition and can be worth $455 to $922 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: $0.0756





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