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Liberty Head (1816 - 1857)

Liberty Head (1816 - 1857)
1816 - 1835 | 1836 - 1839 | 1839 - 1857

Matron Head (1816 - 1835)

The 1823 unofficial “restrike” was made at the same time and by the same people as the 1804 “restrike”, using a discarded 1823 obverse and an 1813 reverse die. The dies are heavily rusted (producing lumps on the coins) and most examples have both dies cracked across.

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1816 - 1835
    Designer: Robert Scot or John Reich
    Weight: 10.890 grams
    Diameter:28 - 29 mm
    Composition:
    • 1.0000 copper
    Edge: plain

Matron Head Modified (1836 - 1839): The Young Head

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1836 - 1839
    Designer: Christian Gobrecht
    Weight: 10.890 grams
    Diameter:27.5 mm
    Composition:
    • 1.0000 copper
    Edge: plain
  • Design Years: 1839 - 1857
    Designer: Christian Gobrecht
    Weight: 10.890 grams
    Diameter:27.5 mm
    Composition:
    • 1.0000 copper
    Edge: plain

Braided Hair (1839 - 1857)

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1839 - 1857
    Designer: Christian Gobrecht
    Weight: 10.890 grams
    Diameter:27.5 mm
    Composition:
    • 1.0000 copper
    Edge: plain
Grade Price Guide
Circ|MS|PF
  • Description
  • Mintage
  • G-4 Good. Good.
  • VG-8 Very Good. Very Good.
  • F-12 Fine. Fine.
  • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine.
  • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine.
  • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated.
  • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated.
  • MS-60BN Mint State. Mint State.
  • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated.
  • MS-63BN Mint State. Mint State.
  • MS-63RB Mint State. Mint State.
  • MS-65BN Mint State. Mint State.
  • MS-65RB Mint State. Mint State.
  • PF-60BN Proof. Proof.
  • PF-63BN Proof. Proof.
  • PF-64BN Proof. Proof.
  • PF-65 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • PF-65BN Proof. Proof.
  • 1816

    1816

    Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1816
    Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1816
  • 2,820,982
  • 20
  • 1817
  • 3,948,400
    • 1818

      1818

      Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1818
      Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1818
    • 3,167,000
    • 20
    • 1819
    • 2,671,000
      • 1820
      • 4,407,550
        • 1821

          1821

          Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1821
          Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1821
        • 389,000
        • 35
        • 1822

          1822

          Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1822
          Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1822
        • 2,072,339
        • 25
        • 1824
        • 1,262,000
          • 1825

            1825

            Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1825
            Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1825
          • 1,461,100
          • 20
          • 1826
          • 1,517,425
            • 1827

              1827

              Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1827
              Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1827
            • 2,357,732
            • 20
            • 1828
            • 2,260,624
              • 1829
              • 1,414,500
                • 1830
                • 1,711,500
                  • 1831
                  • 3,359,260
                    • 1832
                    • 2,362,000
                      • 1833

                        1833

                        Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1833
                        Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1833
                      • 2,739,000
                      • 20
                      • 1834
                      • 1,855,100
                        • 1835
                        • 3,878,400
                          • Description
                          • Mintage
                          • G-4 Good. Good.
                          • VG-8 Very Good. Very Good.
                          • F-12 Fine. Fine.
                          • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine.
                          • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine.
                          • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated.
                          • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated.
                          • MS-60BN Mint State. Mint State.
                          • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated.
                          • MS-63BN Mint State. Mint State.
                          • MS-63RB Mint State. Mint State.
                          • MS-65BN Mint State. Mint State.
                          • MS-65RB Mint State. Mint State.
                          • PF-60BN Proof. Proof.
                          • PF-63BN Proof. Proof.
                          • PF-64BN Proof. Proof.
                          • PF-65BN Proof. Proof.
                          • 1836

                            1836

                            Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1836
                            Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1836
                          • 2,111,000
                          • 20
                          • 1837
                          • 5,558,300
                            • 1838

                              1838

                              Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1838
                              Head of 1838 Note slim bust with beaded cords
                              Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1838
                              Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1838
                            • 6,370,200
                            • 20
                            • 1839
                            • 3,128,661
                              • Description
                              • Mintage
                              • G-4 Good. Good.
                              • VG-8 Very Good. Very Good.
                              • F-12 Fine. Fine.
                              • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine.
                              • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine.
                              • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated.
                              • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated.
                              • MS-60BN Mint State. Mint State.
                              • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated.
                              • MS-63BN Mint State. Mint State.
                              • MS-63RB Mint State. Mint State.
                              • MS-65BN Mint State. Mint State.
                              • MS-65RB Mint State. Mint State.
                              • PF-60BN Proof. Proof.
                              • PF-63BN Proof. Proof.
                              • PF-64BN Proof. Proof.
                              • PF-65BN Proof. Proof.
                              • 1839

                                1839

                                Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1839
                                Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1839
                              • 3,128,661
                              • 20
                              • 1840
                              • 2,462,700
                                • 1842
                                • 2,383,390
                                  • 1843
                                  • 2,425,342
                                    • 1844
                                    • 2,398,752
                                      • 1845

                                        1845

                                        Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1845
                                        Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1845
                                      • 3,894,804
                                      • 20
                                      • 1846
                                      • 4,120,800
                                        • 1847
                                        • 6,183,669
                                          • 1848

                                            1848

                                            Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1848
                                            Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1848
                                          • 6,415,799
                                          • 20
                                          • 1849
                                          • 4,178,500
                                            • 1850
                                            • 4,426,844
                                              • 1851
                                              • 9,889,707
                                                • 1853

                                                  1853

                                                  Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1853
                                                  Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1853
                                                  Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1853
                                                  Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1853
                                                • 6,641,131
                                                • 20
                                                • 1854

                                                  1854

                                                  Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1854
                                                  Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1854
                                                • 4,236,156
                                                • 20
                                                • 1855
                                                • 1,574,829
                                                  • 1856
                                                  • 2,690,463
                                                    • 1857
                                                    • 333,546
                                                      • Description
                                                      • Mintage
                                                      • G-4
                                                      • VG-8
                                                      • F-12
                                                      • VF-20
                                                      • EF-40
                                                      • AU-50
                                                      • MS-60
                                                      • MS-60BN
                                                      • MS-63
                                                      • MS-63BN
                                                      • MS-63RB
                                                      • MS-65BN
                                                      • MS-65RB
                                                      • PF-60BN
                                                      • PF-63BN
                                                      • PF-64BN
                                                      • PF-65
                                                      • PF-65BN
                                                      • 1816

                                                        1816

                                                        Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1816
                                                        Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1816
                                                      • 2,820,982
                                                      • 20
                                                      • 1817
                                                      • 3,948,400
                                                        • 1818

                                                          1818

                                                          Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1818
                                                          Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1818
                                                        • 3,167,000
                                                        • 20
                                                        • 1819
                                                        • 2,671,000
                                                          • 1820
                                                          • 4,407,550
                                                            • 1821

                                                              1821

                                                              Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1821
                                                              Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1821
                                                            • 389,000
                                                            • 35
                                                            • 1822

                                                              1822

                                                              Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1822
                                                              Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1822
                                                            • 2,072,339
                                                            • 25
                                                            • 1824
                                                            • 1,262,000
                                                              • 1825

                                                                1825

                                                                Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1825
                                                                Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1825
                                                              • 1,461,100
                                                              • 20
                                                              • 1826
                                                              • 1,517,425
                                                                • 1827

                                                                  1827

                                                                  Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1827
                                                                  Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1827
                                                                • 2,357,732
                                                                • 20
                                                                • 1828
                                                                • 2,260,624
                                                                  • 1829
                                                                  • 1,414,500
                                                                    • 1830
                                                                    • 1,711,500
                                                                      • 1831
                                                                      • 3,359,260
                                                                        • 1832
                                                                        • 2,362,000
                                                                          • 1833

                                                                            1833

                                                                            Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1833
                                                                            Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1833
                                                                          • 2,739,000
                                                                          • 20
                                                                          • 1834
                                                                          • 1,855,100
                                                                            • 1835
                                                                            • 3,878,400
                                                                              • 1836

                                                                                1836

                                                                                Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1836
                                                                                Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1836
                                                                              • 2,111,000
                                                                              • 20
                                                                              • 1837
                                                                              • 5,558,300
                                                                                • 1838

                                                                                  1838

                                                                                  Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1838
                                                                                  Head of 1838 Note slim bust with beaded cords
                                                                                  Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1838
                                                                                  Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1838
                                                                                • 6,370,200
                                                                                • 20
                                                                                • 1839
                                                                                • 3,128,661
                                                                                  • 1840
                                                                                  • 2,462,700
                                                                                    • 1842
                                                                                    • 2,383,390
                                                                                      • 1843
                                                                                      • 2,425,342
                                                                                        • 1844
                                                                                        • 2,398,752
                                                                                          • 1845

                                                                                            1845

                                                                                            Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1845
                                                                                            Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1845
                                                                                          • 3,894,804
                                                                                          • 20
                                                                                          • 1846
                                                                                          • 4,120,800
                                                                                            • 1847
                                                                                            • 6,183,669
                                                                                              • 1848

                                                                                                1848

                                                                                                Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1848
                                                                                                Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1848
                                                                                              • 6,415,799
                                                                                              • 20
                                                                                              • 1849
                                                                                              • 4,178,500
                                                                                                • 1850
                                                                                                • 4,426,844
                                                                                                  • 1851
                                                                                                  • 9,889,707
                                                                                                    • 1853

                                                                                                      1853

                                                                                                      Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1853
                                                                                                      Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1853
                                                                                                      Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1853
                                                                                                      Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1853
                                                                                                    • 6,641,131
                                                                                                    • 20
                                                                                                    • 1854

                                                                                                      1854

                                                                                                      Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1854
                                                                                                      Large Cents Liberty Head (1816 - 1857) 1854
                                                                                                    • 4,236,156
                                                                                                    • 20
                                                                                                    • 1855
                                                                                                    • 1,574,829
                                                                                                      • 1856
                                                                                                      • 2,690,463
                                                                                                        • 1857
                                                                                                        • 333,546
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