1 Cent "Flowing Hair Cent" Wreath reverse

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1793
Value 1 Cent (0.01 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper
Weight 13.48 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 24558
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 12
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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LIBERTY
1793

Engraver: Henry Voigt Read more on Wikipedia

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
ONE CENT
1/100

Engraver: Henry Voigt Read more on Wikipedia

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.

Edge

Lettering: ONE HUNDRED FOR A DOLLAR

1 Cent "Flowing Hair Cent" (Wreath reverse) -  obverse

Comments

The standard weight of this coin was 208 grains.

See also

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1793  63 353 42% lettered edge; mintage is for all kinds
1793  21% strawberry leaf; 4 known
1793  67% vine and bars edge

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