1 Cent "Draped Bust Cent"

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1796-1807
Value 1 Cent (0.01 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper
Weight 10.89 g
Diameter 29 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 16940
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 22
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait right

Lettering:
LIBERTY
1797

Engraver: Robert Scot

Robert Scot was the first Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from the inception of the United States Mint in 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot also designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins.

Designer: Robert Scot

Robert Scot was the first Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from the inception of the United States Mint in 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot also designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins.

Reverse

The denomination within a wreath with the denomination as a fraction below and the country name around the rim

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
ONE CENT
1/100

Engraver: Robert Scot

Robert Scot was the first Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from the inception of the United States Mint in 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot also designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins.

Designer: Robert Scot

Robert Scot was the first Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from the inception of the United States Mint in 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot also designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins.

Edge

Plain

Mint

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

Comments

The standard weight of this coin was 168 grains.
General.


1796

1797

1798

1799

1800

1801

1802

1803

1804

1807

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1796  363 375 1.3% "LIHERTY" error
1796  3% reverse of 1794
1796  1.3% reverse of 1795
1796  1.1% reverse of 1797
1796  0.5% stemless (3 known)
1797  897 510 6% reverse of 1795, gripped edge
1797  1.3% reverse of 1795, plain edge
1797  2% stemless
1797  5% with stems
1798  1 841 745 $ 65 8% 1st style of hair
1798  8% 2nd style of hair
1798  8% overdate 8/7
1798  1.3% reverse of 1795
1799  904 565 2%
1799  0.5% overdate 9/8
1800  2 822 175 7%
1800  $ 29 11% overdate 1800/1798, 1st style of hair
1800  2% overdate 80/79, 2nd style of hair
1801  1 362 837 $ 25 11% (fr) Revers normal
1801  1.3% "3 errors"
1801  1.3% fraction 1 over 0
1801  3% fraction 1/000
1802  3 435 100 $ 37 $ 62 33% (fr) Revers normal
1802  3% fraction 1/000
1802  $ 41 3% stemless
1803  3 131 691 7% large date, large fraction
1803  1.3% large date, small fraction
1803  6% small date, large fraction
1803  $ 46 $ 79 20% small date, small fraction
1803  1.6% small fraction 1/100 over 1/000
1803  1.3% stemless
1804  96 500 2% (fr) Plusieurs des pièces de cette année-là ont été frappées avec des coins cassés
1804  0.8% unofficial restrike of 1860, uncirculated
1805  941 116 $ 43 10%
1806  348 000 7%
1807  829 221 3% die break "comet" error
1807  6% large fraction
1807  5% overdate large 7/6
1807  0.8% overdate small 7/6
1807  2% small fraction

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