1 Cent "Liberty Cap Cent"

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1793-1796
Value 1 Cent (0.01 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper
Weight 13.48 g
Diameter 29 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 23468
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 13,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
KM# 13a
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, date below

Lettering:
LIBERTY
1794

Engraver: Joseph Wright

Designer: Henry Voigt

Henry Voigt or Henry Voight was a clockmaker, mathematical instrument maker, machine and steam engine builder, and Chief Coiner of the first United States Mint.

Reverse

Value within wreath

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
ONE CENT
1/100

Engraver: Joseph Wright

Edge

Lettered 1793-1795
Reeded 1795
Plain 1795-1796

Lettering: ONE HUNDRED FOR A DOLLAR

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1794

1795

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1793  11 056 6% liberty cap
1794  918 521 16% head of 1793
1794  36% head of 1794
1794  8% head of 1795 (exact)
1794  0% head of 1795 (low relief)
1794  7% missing fraction bar
1794  4% starred reverse
1795  37 000 8% lettered edge (KM# 13a)
1795  501 500 35% plain edge
1795  5% variant Jefferson head, lettered edge (3 known)
1795  5% variant Jefferson head, plain edge
1795  4% variant reeded edge (9 known)
1796  109 825 23% liberty cap (KM# 13a)

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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