How can you tell if a penny is 1864?

The “L” on the ribbon is the initial of the chief engraver James Longacre. The “L” is visible on higher grades. The way to tell if it is the “L” variety is the pointed bust. The no “L” has a rounded bust.

How big is a penny?

Coin Specifications

Denomination Cent Dollar
Weight 2.500 g 8.1 g
Diameter 0.750 in. 19.05 mm 1.043 in. 26.49 mm
Thickness 1.52 mm 2.00 mm
Edge Plain Edge-Lettering

How big is a penny in CM? Wound Sizing

CM Inches Object
0.1 cm 0.04 inches Grain of sugar
1.7 cm 0.7 inches Diameter of A battery
1.8 cm 0.7 inches Dime
1.9 cm 0.8 inches Penny

How many mm is an Indian Head Penny?

19.05 mm
Indian Head cent

Diameter 19.05 mm (0.750 in)
Edge Plain
Composition (1859–1864) 88% copper, 12% nickel (1864–1909) 95% copper, 5% tin and zinc
Years of minting 1858 (patterns only) 1859–1909 (regular issues)

How much is 1864 penny worth?

1864 Indian Head Pricing

1864 BR $10 $100
1864 CN $20 $150
1864 L $65 $375
Source: Red Book

How big is a 1p coin in MM?


Issue Date 15 February 1971
Diameter 20.3mm
Weight 3.56g
Thickness Bronze: 1.52mm Copper-plated steel: 1.65mm

What coin is 20mm?

Coin Sizes – millimeters

Coin Diameter ( US Coin Sizes) Coin Type
16.5mm 1/10 oz. Silver Brittania
19.2mm 1/2 oz. Gold Sovereign
20mm Farthing
22mm 1/4 oz. Gold Brittania, 1/4 oz. Gold Sovereign

How thick is a penny in millimeters?

Coin Sizes – millimeters

Coin Diameter ( US Coin Sizes) Coin Type
19mm – Coin Capsules Box of 25 US Penny US Cents 1858 ~ present, Bust Dime 1796 ~ 1828
20mm – Coin Capsules Box of 25 Shield Nickel, Gold $2 1/2 (1796 ~ 1828), $3 Gold
21.2mm – Coin Capsules Box of 25 US Nickels, Jefferson Nickels Liberty, and Buffalo Nickels

How big is a 1p coin?

Why is the 1877 Indian Head penny so valuable?

Considered the key to the series, value and demand is greater for an 1877 than any other Indian penny. Worth $360 and up even when heavily worn, it is a popular date with collectors. Many are assembling sets of Indian pennies and finding a nice 1877 with the least amount of wear is a challenge.

What coins are worth money?

Coin Artist has a market capitalization of $582,804.84 and approximately $269.00 worth of Coin Artist was traded on exchanges in the last day. One Coin Artist coin can currently be bought for $0

How do you find the value of a penny?

|Recognize the Different Series of Cents. From the early days of coinage,half cents are now scarce and collected by specialists.

  • |Date Plus Variety and Mintmarks are Identified. Penny values are date specific.
  • |Grading Condition|Penny Values are Conditional.
  • |Special Qualities Enhancing Value.
  • What is the value of a 1864 Indian Head penny?

    USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1864 Indian Head Penny is Worth $33 in Average Condition and can be Worth $222 to $334 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition. Proof Coins can be Worth $1,003 or more.

    What year is a penny worth money?

    Put it all together, and it’s no shock this former hot penny play now of its underlying value. Of course, the opposite has played out here over the past year. Pot legalization went nowhere