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FLOWING HAIR, CHAIN REVERSE

1793

K01-10 Wide date, AMERI. abbreviated on the reverse.
SHELDON 1, BREEN 1632

K01-11 Light die break through TAT of STATES.
BREEN

K01-12 Heavy die break through TAT of STATES.
BREEN

K01-20 Wide date, AMERICA is spelled out on the reverse.
SHELDON 2, BREEN 1633, SPADONE 45d

K01-30 Wide LIBERTY.
SHELDON NC-1, BREEN 1634

K01-40 Close date, no periods after date and liberty.
SHELDON 3, BREEN 1635

K01-41 R in LIBERTY leans.
BREEN

K01-42 Clash die, "LIBERTY in chains".
BREEN

K01-50 Periods after date and LIBERTY.
SHELDON 4, BREEN 1636, SPADONE 45e


FLOWING HAIR, WREATH REVERSE

1793

K01-60 Large date and LIBERTY.
SHELDON 5, BREEN 1637

K01-61 Crumbling at beads over LI in LIBERTY.
BREEN


K01-62 Weak date.
BREEN

K01-70 Small date and LIBERTY, broad leaves.
SHELDON 6, BREEN 1638

K01-71 Weak date.
SHELDON 7

K01-72 Bulge in obverse field.
BREEN

K01-80 Narrow leaves.

K01-81 No horizontal twig, no periods after AMERICA.
SHELDON NC-5, BREEN 1639

K01-82 No horizontal twig, periods after AMERICA.
SHELDON 10, BREEN 1640

K01-83 Horizontal twig, no periods after AMERICA.
SHELDON 8, BREEN 1641

K01-83.1 Bow is large and heart-shaped.
SHELDON 9, BREEN

K01-84 Horizontal twig, periods after AMERICA.
SHELDON NC-4, BREEN 1642

K01-90 Trefoil sprig, ONE CENT is high in the wreath, also known as the Strawberry leaf or the Cotton leaf.
SHELDON NC-2@3, BREEN 1643, SPADONE 45b

K01-100 Narrow leaves that all lean right, vine and bars edge.
SHELDON 11a, BREEN 1644

K01-101 Two leaves after DOLLAR.
SHELDON 11b, BREEN 1645

K01-102 One leaf after DOLLAR.
SHELDON 11c, BREEN 1646

K01-102.1 Clash die, AMERICA is visible before the face.
BREEN

LIBERTY HEAD WITH CAP

1793

K01-110 Single leaf at F in OF pointed at right ribbon.
BREEN

1794

K01-10 Head of 1793.

K01-11 Leaf after DOLLAR points down.
SHELDON , BREEN 1648

K01-11.1 Wide straight date, blundered N in Cent.
SHELDON 17a, BREEN

K01-12 Leaf after DOLLAR points up.
SHELDON NC-4, BREEN 1649

K01-13 Doubled chin, blundered N in Cent, leaf after DOLLAR points down.
SHELDON 18a, BREEN 1650

K01-13.1 Repunched 1 in date.
BREEN

K01-14 Doubled chin, blundered N in Cent, leaf after DOLLAR points up.
SHELDON 18b, BREEN 1651

K01-15 Doubled chin, longest stems, leaf after DOLLAR points down.
SHELDON 19a, BREEN 1652

K01-15.1 Extra long stems, nearly straight ribbons.
BREEN

K01-16 Doubled chin, longest stems, leaf after DOLLAR points up.
SHELDON 19b, BREEN 1653

K01-17 Close straight date, longest stems, leaf after DOLLAR points down.
SHELDON NC-7, BREEN 1654

K01-18 Close straight date, longest stems, leaf after DOLLAR points up.
SHELDON 20, BREEN 1655
K01-20 Head of 1794.

K01-21 Flat pole.
SHELDON 21, BREEN 1656

K01-22 Tall numerator.
SHELDON 24, BREEN 1657

K01-22.1 Date farther from bust.
SHELDON 23, BREEN

K01-22.1a Shattered obverse.
BREEN

K01-23 Divided date, 17 94.
SHELDON , BREEN 1658

K01-23.1 Die chip from O in OF.
SHELDON ,BREEN

K01-23.2 Four berries below R in AMERICA.
SHELDON ,BREEN

K01-24 Single leaf at I in AMERICA.
BREEN 1659

K01-24.1 5 in date looks like in a vertical line.
SHELDON ,BREEN

K01-24.2 Buckled obverse.
SHELDON ,BREEN

K01-25 "Trailed reverse".
SHELDON , BREEN 1660

K01-25.1 Long tails to R in AMERICA and right of the ribbon.
SHELDON ,BREEN

K01-26 "Wheel spokes".
SHELDON 33, BREEN 1661

K01-26.1 Reverse is buckled, ONE CENT is often not legible.
SHELDON ,BREEN

K01-27 Single berry left of bow.
SHELDON , BREEN 1662

K01-27.1 Large die chip in field behind hair.
SHELDON , BREEN


K01-28 Starred reverse.
SHELDON 48, BREEN 1663, SPADONE 46d

K01-29 "Office boy reverse", N of ONE is first rotated 180 degrees, then corrected.
SHELDON 56, BREEN 1664

K01-210 "Fallen 4", Small letters and tailed R in AMERICA.
SHELDON 63, BREEN 1665

K01-211 No fraction bar.
SHELDON 64, BREEN 1666, SPADONE 46c

K01-212 Wide date, split pole.
SHELDON 66, BREEN 1667

K01-212.1 Die break at the pole.
BREEN

K01-213 Lettered edge, thick planchet.
SHELDON , BREEN 1669

K01-213.1 1 in date almost touches hair.
SHELDON NC-3, BREEN

K01-213.2 Obverse die break.
SHELDON 68, BREEN

K01-214 Head of 1795, lettered edge.
SHELDON 72, BREEN 1670

1795

K01-10 Lettered edge, thick planchet.

K01-11 Doubled leaf atop right wreath.
SHELDON 75, BREEN 1671

K01-11.1 Struck on Talbot, Allum and Lee tokens.
SHELDON ,BREEN

K01-12 Single top leaves, ONE CENT is centered.
SHELDON 74, BREEN 1672, SPADONE 47c

K01-12.1 Defective die, joined RT in LIBERTY.
SHELDON 73, BREEN

K01-13 Single top leaves, ONE CENT is high.
SHELDON 76a, BREEN 1673, SPADONE 47b

K01-20 Plain edge, thin planchet.

K01-21 ONE CENT is high.
SHELDON 76b, BREEN 1674, SPADONE 47d

K01-21.1 Spaced date, 1 79 5, top of 5 in date is in the bust.
SHELDON NC-2, BREEN

K01-22 Reverse type of 1796, very fine denticle.
SHELDON 77, BREEN 1675

K01-23 ONE CENT is centered.
SHELDON 78, BREEN 1676, SPADONE 47e

K01-23.1 N of UNITED is usually weak.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-23.2 CEN of CENT rests upon two leaf points.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-30 Reeded edge, 1795 with reverse of 1796.
SHELDON 79, BREEN 1677, SPADONE 47f

K01-40 So called "Jefferson Head".

K01-41 Lettered edge.
SHELDON NC-1, BREEN 1678

K01-42 Plain edge.
SHELDON 80, BREEN 1679

K01-42.1 Early cast for circulation.
BREEN 1680

1796

K01-10 Straight date.
SHELDON , BREEN 1681

K01-11 Leaf touches F in OF.
SHELDON , BREEN


K01-12 Doubled leaf left of ONE.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-20 Wide curved date.
SHELDON , BREEN 1682

K01-30 Close date.
SHELDON , BREEN 1683

K01-31 Doubled leaf at UN in UNITED.
SHELDON , BREEN


DRAPED BUST

1796

K01-40 Reverse of 1794, 14 leaves on the left and 17 or 18 on the right.

K01-41 Wide curved date.
SHELDON , BREEN 1684

K01-42 Close curved date.
SHELDON , BREEN 1685

K01-42.1 LIHERTY, B punched upside down then corrected.
SHELDON 103, BREEN 1686

K01-43 Close straight date.
SHELDON , BREEN 1687

K01-43.1 LI in LIBERTY is repunched.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-50 Reverse of 1795, wreath ends in single leaves on the top of each branch.

K01-51 Close straight date.
SHELDON , BREEN 1688

K01-52 Close curved date.
SHELDON 116, BREEN 1689

K01-53 Wide curved date.
SHELDON , BREEN 1690

K01-60 Reverse of 1797, 16 leaves on the left and 19 on the right.

K01-61 Small fraction.

K01-61.1 Close straight date, 9 berries.
SHELDON NC-1, BREEN 1691

K01-61.2 Close curved date, 10 berries.
SHELDON 100, BREEN 1692

K01-61.3 Wide curved date, 10 berries.
SHELDON 94, BREEN 1693

K01-61.4 Wide curved date, 11 berries.
SHELDON NC-3, BREEN 1694


K01-62 Large fraction.

K01-62.1 Wide straight date.
SHELDON 117, BREEN 1695

K01-62.2 Wide curved date.
SHELDON 113, BREEN 1696

K01-62.2a Die break at 179 in date.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-62.3 Close curved date.
SHELDON , BREEN 1697

K01-62.4 Blundered die, LIHERTY.
SHELDON 104, BREEN 1698, SPADONE 48b

K01-62.4a Heavy rusted dies.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-62.5 Close curved date, 12 berries.
SHELDON , BREEN 1699

K01-62.5a Berry below D in UNITED.
SHELDON , BREEN


1797

K01-10 Reverse of 1795, single terminal leaves.

K01-11 Wide date, plain edge.
SHELDON 120a, BREEN 1700

K01-1 2 Wide date, gripped edge.
SHELDON 120b, BREEN 1701

K01-13 Close date, gripped edge.
SHELDON 121b, BREEN 1702


K01-14 Close date, plain edge.
SHELDON 121a, BREEN 1703

K01-20 Reverse type of 1797, small fraction.

K01-21 Triangular chip in right obverse field.
SHELDON 134, BREEN 1704

K01-30 Reverse type of 1797, large fraction, straight tails to R's.

K01-31 Wide date, 97 close, 9 berries.
SHELDON 136, BREEN 1705

K01-31.1 Struck with rusty dies.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-32 Wide date, 97 close, 11 berries.
SHELDON 137, BREEN 1706

K01-33 Close date, 9 berries.
SHELDON NC-6, BREEN 1707

K01-33.1 Date evenly spaced.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-34 Close date, 11 berries.
SHELDON NC-5, BREEN 1708

K01-35 Close date, 12 berries.
SHELDON , BREEN 1709

K01-36 Close date, 10 berries, M corrected from E.
SHELDON , BREEN 1710, SPADONE 49e

K01-36.1 1 and tops of 7's in date touches the device.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-36.2 Date is free from drapery.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-37 Close date, 10 berries.
SHELDON , BREEN 1711

K01-38 Stemless wreath.
SHELDON , BREEN 1712

K01-38.1 Die break behind hair ribbon.
SHELDON , BREEN


K01-40 Large fraction, curly tail to obverse R.

K01-41 Stems to wreath.
SHELDON 142, BREEN 1713, SPADONE 49a

K01-42 Stemless wreath.
SHELDON 143, BREEN 1714, SPADONE 49b

1798/7

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Head of 1797, curly tail to obverse R in LIBERTY, large 8 in date.
SHELDON , BREEN 1717, SPADONE 50a

1798

K01-20 Straight tail to R in LIBERTY, large 8 in date.

K01-21 Closest date, straight tail to R in AMERICA.
SHELDON , BREEN 1715

K01-21.1 Fraction bar joined to right ribbon.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-22 Curly tail to R in AMERICA.
SHELDON , BREEN 1716

K01-22.1 With spur on back of 9 in date.
SHELDON ,BREEN

K01-30 Curly tail to R in LIBERTY, large 8 in date.

K01-31 Straight tail to R in AMERICA.
SHELDON 154, BREEN 1718

K01-31.1 Struck on Boulton planchlets.
SPADONE , BREEN

K01-32 Curly tail to R in AMERICA.
SHELDON 153, BREEN 1719




K01-40 Head of 1797, small 8 in date, Type of 1795.

K01-41 Wide date.
SHELDON 155, BREEN 1720, SPADONE 50d

K01-42 Close date.
SHELDON 156, BREEN 1721, SPADONE 50e

K01-50 Head of 1797, small 8 in date, type of 1797.

K01-51 Wide date
SHELDON , BREEN 1722

K01-51.1 Lump on right side of O in ONE.
SHELDON 161, BREEN

K01-51.2 Lines to rim from top of ER in LIBERTY.
SHELDON 160, BREEN

K01-52 Close date.
SHELDON , BREEN 1723

K01-52.1 Wide LIBERTY and AMERICA.
SHELDON NC-2, BREEN 1724

K01-52.2 Close LIBERTY and wide AMERICA.
SHELDON 158, BREEN 1725

K01-60 Head of 1799, large 8 in date, reverse of 1797.

K01-61 Normal legend.
SHELDON 166, BREEN 1726

K01-61.1 Badly cracked reverse dies.
SHELDON 167, BREEN

K01-62 Blundered legend, second T in STATES is inverted.
SHELDON 165, BREEN 1727

K01-70 Small 8 in date, reverse of 1795.

K01-71 Rusted obverse die.
SHELDON 178, BREEN 1728




K01-80 Small 8 in date, reverse of 1798.

K01-81 Straight tail on R in AMERICA.
SHELDON 177, BREEN 1729

K01-81.1 Low 9 in date.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-81.2 Die break from right ribbon across final A in AMERICA.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-81.3 Corner of the 7 in date is defective.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-82 Large over small fraction.
SHELDON 181, BREEN 1730

K01-82.1 Shattered obverse die.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-83 High 98 in date, small fraction, blundered E (E was entered reversed at first).
SHELDON 179, BREEN 1731

K01-84 Small fraction.
BREEN 1732

K01-84.1 Edge lettering of a 1788 Anglesey Mines token.
BREEN

1799/8

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Has outer leaves opposite CEN of CENT free of wreath stem.
BREEN

K01-12 Heavy die break at upper right on the obverse.
BREEN

1799

K01-20 Weak date, strong LIBERTY.
BREEN

K01-30 Strong date, weak LIBERTY.
BREEN

K01-40 Strong date and LIBERTY.
BREEN

K01-50 Chip between E-T of CENT on the reverse.
BREEN, SPADONE 51

K01-60 Reverse shows impression of Lincoln medal.
SPADONE 51b

1800/1798

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Head of 1797, hair style #1.
SHELDON 191, BREEN 1735, SPADONE 52a

1800/179

K01-20 Overdate.

K01-21 Head of 1799, hair style #2.
BREEN 1736, SPADONE 52b

1800

K01-30 Die breaks.
BREEN

1801

K01-10 Pointed first 1 in date.

K01-11 Normal fraction.
SHELDON , BREEN 1738

K01-11.1 Wavy parallel lines before the face.
SHELDON 213, BREEN

K01-12 Three error reverse, one stem to wreath, fraction 1/000, IINITED caused by correcting upside down U.
SHELDON 219, BREEN 1739, SPADONE 53b

K01-12.1 Reverse die breaks.
BREEN

K01-13 Error in fraction 1/000.
SHELDON 220, BREEN 1740, SPADONE 53c
K01-13.1 Shattered obverse die.
BREEN

K01-20 Blunt 1's in date.

K01-21 Normal fraction.
SHELDON , BREEN 1741

K01-21.1 LIBERTY is far right, curl points below I in LIBERTY.
SHELDON 217, BREEN

K01-22 Three error reverse, one stem to wreath, fraction 1/000, IINITED caused by correcting upside down U.
SHELDON 218, BREEN 1742

K01-22.1 LIBERTY is far right.
BREEN

K01-23 Corrected fraction 1/100 over 1/000.
SHELDON 221, BREEN 1743, SPADONE 53d

K01-24 Error in fraction 1/000.
SHELDON 223, BREEN 1744

K01-24.1 Left stem is extended into a long point.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-24.2 Normal stem, berry is opposite of ON in ONE.
SHELDON NC-3

1802

K01-10 Error in fraction 1/000.
SHELDON 228, BREEN 1745, SPADONE 54c

K01-20 Stemless wreath.
SHELDON 213, BREEN 1746, SPADONE 54b

K01-21 Reverse double fraction, bar s/s in STATES.
SHELDON , BREEN, SPADONE 54d

K01-30 T punched over Y in LIBERTY.
SHELDON 232, BREEN 1747

K01-31 Long fraction bar, almost touches both ribbons.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-40 9 berries, none opposite of ON in ONE.
SHELDON 238, BREEN 1748

K01-41 Obverse die injured, reverse shattered.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-50 9 berries, none opposite of CEN in CENT.
SHELDON ,BREEN 1749

K01-60 Ten berries, normal type.
BREEN 1750

K01-70 "Elephant trunk" variety, die break.
SPADONE 54e

1803

K01-10 Stemless wreath.
SHELDON 243, BREEN 1751, SPADONE 55e

K01-20 Corrected fraction 1/100 over 1/000, die chip under the chin called the "Mumps" variety.
SHELDON 249, BREEN 1752, SPADONE 55f

K01-30 Small date.

K01-31 Small fraction, 11 berries.
SHELDON 263, BREEN 1753

K01-32 Small close fraction, 10 berries.
BREEN 1754

K01-3 3 Small extra wide fraction.
SHELDON 245, BREEN 1755

K01-33.1 Right leaf points between ES in STATES.
SHELDON NC-1, BREEN

K01-34 Large fraction, 11 berries.
SHELDON 257, BREEN 1756

K01-3 5 Large fraction, 10 berries.
SHELDON , BREEN 1757




K01-40 Large date.

K01-41 Large fraction, pointed 1 in date.
SHELDON 265, BREEN 1758, SPADONE 55d

K01-42 Small fraction, pointed 1 in date.
SHELDON 264, BREEN 1759, SPADONE 55c

K01-50 Reverse double fraction, bar s/s in STATES.
SPADONE 55g

1804

K01-10 Genuine pieces, 0 of date lines up with O in OF.
SHELDON 266, BREEN 1760, SPADONE 56

K01-11 Perfect dies.
BREEN

K01-12 Obverse rim break at RTY in LIBERTY.
SPADONE 56a

K01-13 Obverse rim break at RTY in LIBERTY and a reverse rim break through MERIC in AMERICA.
SPADONE 56b

K01-20 Restrike.
BREEN 1760

K01-21 Struck in copper.
BREEN 1761, SPADONE 56c

K01-22 Struck in white metal.
BREEN 1762

K01-23 Uniface obverse, white metal.
BREEN 1763

K01-24 Uniface reverse, white metal.
BREEN 1764

1805

K01-10 Blunt 1 in date.
SHELDON 267, BREEN 1765, SPADONE 57


K01-20 Pointed 1 in date.
SHELDON 269, BREEN 1766, SPADONE 57a
1807/6

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Large 7, pointed 1 in date.
SHELDON 273, BREEN 1768, SPADONE 59a

K01-11.1 "Spiked Chin"
SPADONE 59e

K01-12 Small 7, blunt 1 in date.
SHELDON 272, BREEN 1769, SPADONE 59b

1807

K01-20 Small fraction.
SHELDON , BREEN 1771, SPADONE 59c

K01-21 "Eclipsed Comet"
SHELDON 274

K01-22 Small fraction, die failure behind head "Comet" variety.
SHELDON 271, BREEN 1770, SPADONE 59f

K01-30 Large fraction.
SHELDON 275, BREEN 1772, SPADONE 59d

K01-31 Weak boarders.
BREEN


CLASSIC HEAD

1808

K01-10 12 star variety.
SHELDON 277, BREEN 1773, SPADONE 60a

K01-20 13 star variety.
SHELDON , BREEN 1774, SPADONE 60

1809

K01-10 The 9 is cut over a smaller 9.
SHELDON 280, BREEN 1775, SPADONE 61a





1810/9

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Coarse obverse denticle.
SHELDON 281, BREEN 1776, SPADONE 62a

1810

K01-20 Originals.

K01-21 Coarse obverse denticle.
SHELDON 285, BREEN 1777

K01-21.1 Obverse die cracked.
BREEN

K01-22 Fine denticle.
SHELDON , BREEN 1778

K01-23 Double profile, recut UNITED, reverse.
SPADONE 62b

K01-30 Restrike.

K01-31 White metal.
JUDD 41, BREEN 1779

K01-32 White metal, uniface obverse.
JUDD , BREEN 1780

1811/0

K01-10 Overdate.
SHELDON 286, BREEN 1782, SPADONE 63a

K01-11 Dash below ON in ONE, is a chipped die.

1812

K01-10 Large date, center stroke of 8 in date is thick.
SHELDON 288, BREEN 1784, SPADONE 64a

K01-11 Point of high leaf ends almost midway between S and O of STATES OF.
SHELDON 289, BREEN


K01-20 Small date, center stroke of 8 in date is thin.
SHELDON 291, BREEN 1783

K01-21 Obverse die cracked.
SHELDON , BREEN, SPADONE 64

1813/12

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Curve of 2 is plain behind the 3 in the date.
SHELDON 293, BREEN 1785

1813

K01-10 Wide date, close star to 3 in date.
SHELDON 293, BREEN 1786

K01-11 Weak at upper left stars.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-20 Close date, distant star to 3 in date.
SHELDON 292, BREEN 1787

1814

K01-10 Plain 4 in date.
SHELDON 295, BREEN 1789, SPADONE 66

K01-11 Doubled profile.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-12 Die crumbling at chin.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-13 Long obverse die crack.
SHELDON , BREEN

K01-20 Crosslet 4 in date.
SHELDON 294, BREEN 1788, SPADONE 66a


MATRON HEAD

1816

K01-10 Wide dates.
NEWCOMB 9, BREEN 1791

K01-20 Close dates.
NEWCOMB 2, BREEN 1790

K01-21 Rim breaks on the right, leaf points almost under right edges of final S,F,C in STATES OF AMERICA.
BREEN

1817

K01-10 15 stars.
NEWCOMB 16, BREEN 1792, SPADONE 68b

K01-20 13 stars.

K01-21 Wide date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1793, SPADONE 68

K01-22 Divided date, 18 17 .
NEWCOMB 9, BREEN 1794

K01-23 Close date.

K01-23.1 1 in date is before the bust.
NEWCOMB 14, BREEN 1795

K01-23.2 1 in date is below the bust.
NEWCOMB , BREEN

K01-24 Light die broken top of 81, heavy die broken top of 17.
SPADONE 68c

1818

K01-10 Wide date, head of 1817.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1798

K01-11 Circular die crack, "connecting the dots".
BREEN

K01-20 Close date, head of 1817.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1797

K01-21 Date is crowded between the stars.
NEWCOMB N-4, BREEN

K01-30 Head of 1819, simplified hair contours below LIBERTY.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1799



1819/8

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Tall 1 is away from bust, center stroke of 8 is thick in the date.
NEWCOMB 1, BREEN 1800

K01-12 Tall 1 nearly touches the bust, center of 8 is thin in the date.
NEWCOMB 2, BREEN 1801

K01-13 Triple profile.
SPADONE 70c

1819

K01-20 Old style letters (wide dull triangular serifs on C's and S's).

K01-21 Small close date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1802

K01-22 Small wide date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1803

K01-22.1 Blurred boarders.
BREEN

K01-30 New style letters, (sharp vertical serifs on C's and S's).

K01-31 Small close date.
NEWCOMB 4, BREEN 1804

K01-32 Small wide date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1805

K01-32.1 Blurred boarders.
BREEN
1820/181

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Large date.
NEWCOMB 1, BREEN 1906

K01-12 Small date.
NEWCOMB 3, BREEN 1811

K01-12.1 Divided date, 1 820, nothing within 0.
BREEN
1820/19

K01-20 Overdate.

K01-21 Small date.
NEWCOMB 2, BREEN 1810, SPADONE 71b

K01-21.1 Date spaced 1 82 0, part of 9 is visible.
BREEN

1820

K01-30 Large date.

K01-31 Curled 2 in date.
NEWCOMB 9, BREEN 1807

K01-32 Plain 2 in date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN

K01-32.1 Divided date, 18 20.
NEWCOMB , BREEN

K01-32.2 3 fused denticle near U in UNITED.
NEWCOMB . BREEN

K01-32.3 I below R-ICA in AMERICA.
NEWCOMB , BREEN

K01-32.4 High leaf ending about below center of final S in STATES.
NEWCOMB , BREEN

K01-32.5 Wide date, "Connected stars".
NEWCOMB 13, BREEN 1808

K01-40 Small date.

K01-41 Curled tail on R in AMERICA.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1812

K01-42 Straight tail on R in AMERICA.
NEWCOMB 7, BREEN 1813

1821

K01-10 Wide date.
SPADONE 72

K01-20 Close date.
SPADONE 72a

K01-30 Final 1 in date low.
BREEN

K01-40 8 in date is low.
BREEN

1822

K01-10 Wide date.
BREEN 1815, SPADONE 73

K01-20 Close date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1817, SPADONE 73a

K01-21 Leaf points at right side of C in AMERICA.
BREEN

K01-30 Divided date, 1 8 22.
NEWCOMB 3, BREEN 1816

1823/22

K01-10 Overdate.
NEWCOMB 1, BREEN 1818, SPADONE 74a

1823

K01-20 Original.
NEWCOMB 2, BREEN 1819, SPADONE 74

K01-21 Obverse die broken.
BREEN

K01-30 Restrike.

K01-31 Issue of 1862, rim breaks but without bisecting obverse crack.
BREEN 1820

K01-32 Issue of 1863-1879.
BREEN 1821

K01-32.1 Obverse cracked across, reverse uncracked.
BREEN

K01-33 Struck in silver, issue of 1879.
BREEN 1822

K01-33.1 Reverse is cracked in an arc.
BREEN

K01-34 Issues of 1879-1900+.
BREEN 1823

K01-34.1 More heavily cracked.


1824/22

K01-10 Overdate.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1824, SPADONE 75b

1824

K01-20 Wide date.
NEWCOMB 4, BREEN 1827, SPADONE 75

K01-30 Divided date, 18 24.
NEWCOMB 3, BREEN 1826

K01-40 Close date.
NEWCOMB 2, BREEN 1825, SPADONE 75a

1825

K01-10 Large A's in reverse legend.

K01-11 Short top to F in OF.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1830

K01-11.1 Close date.
NEWCOMB 1, BREEN 1829


K01-12 Long top to F in OF.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1832

K01-12.1 Wide date.
NEWCOMB 10, BREEN 1831

K01-20 Small A's in reverse legend.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1828

1826/5

K01-10 Overdate.
BREEN 1833

K01-11 Divided date, 1 8 26, top of 5 within 6.
NEWCOMB


1826

K01-20 Wide date.
NEWCOMB 9, BREEN 1834, SPADONE 77a

K01-21 Spaced date, dash to the right of 6 in date.
SPADONE 77b

K01-30 Close date.
BREEN 1836, SPADONE 77

K01-31 Traces of star at 6 in date.
NEWCOMB 1, BREEN 1835

K01-32 Star points just right of 6 in date.
BREEN

1828/88

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Large date, part of 8 is visible between the 82 in date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1839

1828

K01-20 Small date, center stroke of 8 in date is thick.
NEWCOMB 10, BREEN 1840, SPADONE 79

K01-30 Large date, center stroke of 8 in date is thin.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1838, SPADONE 79a
1829

K01-10 Large letters, bases of TAT in STATES nearly touch.

K01-11 Tall 1 in date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1841

K01- 12 Small 1 in date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1842

K01-12.1 First star close to end of bust.
NEWCOMB , BREEN

K01-12.2 First star far to end of bust.
NEWCOMB , BREEN

K01-12.3 Sixth star well to right of Coronet point.
NEWCOMB , BREEN

K01-20 Small letters, bases of TAT in STATES far apart.

K01-21 Small 1 in date.
NEWCOMB 9, BREEN 1844

K01-21.1 Wide date, 1 leans right.
NEWCOMB 9, BREEN

K01-22 Tall 1 in date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1843

1830

K01-10 Large letters.
BREEN 1845, SPADONE 81

K01-20 Small letters.
NEWCOMB 6, BREEN 1846, SPADONE 81a

1831

K01-10 Small letters.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1847, SPADONE 82a

K01-20 Large letters.

K01-21 Straight tail on R in AMERICA.
NEWCOMB 9, BREEN 1849

K01-22 Curled tail on R in AMERICA.
BREEN 1848

K01-30 Circular die break through stars.
SPADONE 82b

K01-40 Double profile, heavy die break right of date.
SPADONE 82c

1832

K01-10 Large letters, wide date.
NEWCOMB 3, BREEN 1851, SPADONE 83

K01-20 Small letters.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1850, SPADONE 83a


K01-30 Double profile.
SPADONE 83b

1833/2

K01-10 Overdate.
NEWCOMB 4, BREEN 1852

1833

K01-20 Large letters.
SPADONE 84

K01-30 Small letters.
BREEN 1853, SPADONE 84a

K01-40 Double profile.
SPADONE 84b

1834

K01-10 Large date, large stars.

K01-11 Small letter reverse.
NEWCOMB 5, BREEN 1854

K01-12 Large letter reverse.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1855

K01-20 Large date, small stars and letters.

K01-21 Beaded boarders.
NEWCOMB 3, BREEN 1857

K01-22 C in AMERICA leans backward.
BREEN

K01-23 N of UNITED first punched rotated 180 degrees.
BREEN

K01-24 Serrated reverse boarders.
BREEN

K01-30 Small date, large stars, small letter reverse.
BREEN 1856

K01-31 Close date.
NEWCOMB 1

K01-32 Wide date.
NEWCOMB 2

K01-40 Double profile.
SPADONE 85c

1835

K01-10 Head of 1834, large date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1854, SPADONE 86

K01-11 High leaf ending under right edge of final S in STATES.
NEWCOMB , BREEN

K01-20 Head of 1834, small date.
SPADONE 86a

K01-21 Hand punched reverse letters.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1860

K01-30 Reverse of 1836.
NEWCOMB 6, BREEN 1861

K01-40 Double profile.
SPADONE 86b

K01-40.1 Recut LIBERTY.
SPADONE 86c

K01-50 Type of 1836, narrower, pointed bust.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1862

K01-51 Struck from rusted dies.
NEWCOMB


CORONET HEADS

1837

K01-10 Type of 1836, plain hair cord.

K01-11 Large letters.
BREEN 1864, SPADONE 88a

K01-20 Large letters, wide round end to bust.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1866

K01-30 Small letters.
NEWCOMB 5, BREEN 1865, SPADONE 88

K01-40 Type of 1838, beaded hair cord.

K01-41 Small letters.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1867, SPADONE 88c

K01-41.1 Extra E imbedded within leaves below E in AMERICA.
NEWCOMB 12, BREEN 1868

1838

K01-10 Imperfect E in LIBERTY, left top weak or missing.
BREEN

K01-20 Perfect E in LIBERTY.
BREEN

1839/6

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Head of 1836, plain hair cord.
NEWCOMB 1, BREEN 1870, SPADONE 90d

K01-12 Die break center of face to edges, line under CENTS.
BREEN, SPADONE 90e

1839

K01-20 Head of 1838, beaded hair cords, line under CENT.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1871, SPADONE 90c



K01-30 Silly head, longer than preceding but curls along brow.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1872, SPADONE 90b

K01-31 Shattered obverse die.
BREEN

K01-40 Booby head, similar to preceding but curl goes under bust, leaving the end of the shoulder bare, no line under CENT.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1873, SPADONE 90a



K01-50 Head of 1840, often called the Petite head to distinguish it from the so-called Mature head of 1843-1857.
BREEN 1874, SPADONE 90

1840/39

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Large date, traces of 839 below.
BREEN

1840

K01-20 Large date.
BREEN 1875, SPADONE 91

K01-30 Small date.
BREEN 1876, SPADONE 91a

K01-40 Small 18/large 18.
NEWCOMB 2, BREEN 1877

1842

K01-10 Large date.
BREEN 1880, SPADONE 93

K01-20 Small date.
BREEN 1879, SPADONE 93a

1843

K01-10 Obverse type of 1842, point of bust over 8, small letters reverse.
BREEN 1881, SPADONE 94

K01-11 Doubled/repunched date.
BREEN

K01-20 Obverse type of 1842, reverse of 1844, large letters.
NEWCOMD , BREEN 1882, SPADONE 94a

K01-30 Obverse type of 1844, so-called Mature head, point of bust over 1 and curl over 8 is to the right of the center of the 8..
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1883, SPADONE 94b



K01-31 Two points down to the right base of N in ONE, another up to the left at the same angle from left top of that N.
NEWCOMB 17, FS LG1-001

1844/81

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Date over upside down 184.
NEWCOMB 2, BREEN 1885, SPADONE 95a

1844

K01-20 Part of 18 in bust, proof.
BREEN 1886

K01-30 Doubled/repunched date includes:

K01-31 Repunched 4 in date.
SPADONE 95b

1845

K01-10 Doubled/repunched date.
BREEN

1846

K01-10 Small date.

K01-11 Open 6 in date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1888

K01-12 Closed 6 in date.
BREEN 1889

K01-12.1 Doubled/repunched date includes:

K01-12.1a Repunched 1 in date.
BREEN

K01-12.1b Repunched 18 in date.
BREEN

K01-12.1c Repunched 4 in date.
BREEN

K01-12.1d Repunched 46 in date.
BREEN

K01-12.1e Doubled date, left.
NEWCOMB 4, BREEN 1890, SPADONE 97c

K01-12.1f Repunched 6 in date.
SPADONE 97d

K01-20 Medium date.
NEWCOMB 11, BREEN 1891, SPADONE 97a

K01-30 Tall date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1892, SPADONE 97b

K01-31 Horizontal line through the center of 1 in date. Reverse points down vertical from ONE and N in CENT, heavy rough lines from dentils to T in UNITED, second T in STATES, and R in AMERICA.
NEWCOMB 23, FS LG1-002

1847/SMALL 7

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Smaller and narrower 7 first punched too high.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1894, SPADONE 98c

K01-12 7/7, stars are doubled.
SPADONE 98a

1847

K01-20 Close 47 in date.
BREEN

K01-30 Far 47 in date.
BREEN

K01-40 Doubled/repunched date includes:

K01-41 Repunched 1 in date.
BREEN

K01-41.1 Point of curl is to the right of the middle part of the 8 in date, base of 1 in date is repunched. Many reverse horizontal lines and points behind ONE CENT.
NEWCOMB 43, FS LG1-004

K01-42 Repunched 18 in date.
BREEN

K01-43 Repunched 84 in date.
BREEN

K01-44 Doubled date, horizontal.
BREEN 1895

K01-45 Doubled date, vertical.
BREEN 1896

K01-50 Die break on AMERICA.
SPADONE 98d

K01-60 Thin weak date.
BREEN 1897

K01-70 Point of curl is slightly to the right of the center of 8 in date, field is rough in front of face down to the neck. Reverse points up slightly to the left around ONE CENT, above the berry left of C in CENT.
NEWCOMB 36, FS LG1-003

1848

K01-10 Open 4 in date.
BREEN 1898

K01-11 Doubled/repunched date includes:

K01-11.1 Repunched 48 in date.
BREEN

K01-11.2 Doubled date, horizontal.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1899

K01-20 Closed 4 in date.
BREEN 1900

K01-21 Doubled/repunched date includes:

K01-21.1 Repunched 184 in date.
BREEN

K01-21.2 Repunched 18 in date.
BREEN

K01-21.3 Repunched 84 in date.
BREEN

K01-21.4 Repunched 4 in date.
BREEN

K01-30 Small date.
BREEN 1901

K01-40 Struck in hard leather, holed, experimental piece.
SPADONE 99a

1849/8

K01-10 Overdate.
NEWCOMB 8, BREEN 1903

1849

K01-20 Point of lowest curl is to the right of 8 in date, lines up from dentils below star 12 to below date, die file marks up to the right from the inner curl and mail curl just below the inner bun. Rough lines up to the right from top of N in UNITED to dentils, die file lines over AME nearly horizontal to the top of M in AMERICA.
NEWCOMB 25, FS LG1-005

1850

K01-10 Open 5.
BREEN 1905

K01-20 Close 5.
BREEN 1904

1851/81

K01-10 Overdate.

K01-11 Blundered die, date punching started upside down.
NEWCOMB 3, BREEN 1907, SPADONE 102a

1851

K01-10 Die break on cheek and hair to neck.
SPADONE 102b

K01-20 Point of lowest curl is to the right of the center part of 8 in date, 3 heavy vertical lines down from dentils left of star 4. Reverse die file lines up to the left from top of E in ONE.
NEWCOMB 42, FS LG1-006

1852

K01-10 Doubled/repunched date includes:

K01-11 Repunched 52 in date.
BREEN

K01-12 Repunched 18 in date.
BREEN

K01-13 Repunched 1 in date.
BREEN

K01-14 Doubled date.
NEWCOMB 7, BREEN 1909, SPADONE 103a

1853

K01-10 Doubled/repunched date includes:

K01-11 Repunched 1 in date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1912

K01-12 Doubled date.
NEWCOMB 20, BREEN 1911

1854

K01-10 54 in date are .

K01-11 Separated.
BREEN 1913

K01-12 Close.
BREEN

K01-13 Distant.
BREEN

K01-14 Touch each other.
NEWCOMB 12, BREEN 1914


1855

K01-10 Upright 5's.
BREEN 1915, SPADONE 106

K01-20 Slanted or italic 5's.

K01-21 13 stars and normal ear.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1916a

K01-21.1 Die chip on front edge of coronet.
NEWCOMB , BREEN

K01-22 Knob on ear from a die chip.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1916b, SPADONE 106b

K01-22 .1 Date slants far up to right, close to star.
BREEN

K01-23 12 stars.
NEWCOMB 10, BREEN 1917

1856

K01-10 Upright 5's.
BREEN 1918, SPADONE 107

K01-20 Slanting 5's.
BREEN 1919, SPADONE 107a

K01-21 Point of curl is at the left edge of 8 in date, lapping lines down to right covers the entire field, engravers scratch curves up to the left in hair over left side of the ear. Reverse lapping lines down to the right cover most of the die.
NEWCOMB 22, FS LG1-007

1857

K01-10 Small date.
NEWCOMB , BREEN 1921, SPADONE 108

K01-20 Large date.
NEWCOMB 1, BREEN 1920, SPADONE 108a



K01-21 Extra 18 is visible below 8 in the denticle.
BREEN