1 Cent "Capped Bust - Classic Head Cent"

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1808-1814
Value 1 Cent (0.01 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper
Weight 10.89 g
Diameter 29 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number
N#
16947
References KM# 39
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

The bust of Liberty facing left with the date below and 13 stars around the rim representing the original 13 colonies

Script: Latin

Lettering: 1814

Engraver: John Reich

John Reich was an immigrant from Bavaria to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1800. Reich was a skilled engraver who sold himself into indentured servitude in order to finance his passage to the United States. In 1801, President Thomas Jefferson recommended John Reich to be hired as engraver at the Philadelphia Mint.

Reverse

The value within a wreath in the centre and the country name around the rim

Script: Latin

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
ONE CENT

Engraver: John Reich

John Reich was an immigrant from Bavaria to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1800. Reich was a skilled engraver who sold himself into indentured servitude in order to finance his passage to the United States. In 1801, President Thomas Jefferson recommended John Reich to be hired as engraver at the Philadelphia Mint.

Edge

Plain

1 Cent "Capped Bust - Classic Head Cent" -  obverse

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Mint

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

Comments

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

1810

1811

1812

1814

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1808  1 007 000 $ 65 23%
1809  222 867 $ 200 12%
1810  1 458 500 $ 40 $ 120 38%
1810  8% Overdate 10 over 09
1811  218 025 11%
1811  5% Overdate last 1 over 0
1812  1 075 500 $ 56 19% Large date
1812  $ 44 20% Small date
1813  418 000 $ 80 15%
1814  357 830 $ 130 12% crosslet 4
1814  $ 60 21% plain 4

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