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Large Cent

Large Cent
Large Cent with Wreath

Large Penny with Chain
Large Penny with Chain

 The United States large cent coin was first produced in 1793 and its production continued until 1857 when it was officially replaced by the modern-size one-cent coin (commonly called the penny).

1793 “Chain”……………$4000
1793 ”Wreath”………….$1500
1794 thru 1796…………..$200
1797 thru1807………….…$50
1799………………….....$1000
1804………………...…….$750
1808 thru 1814……..……..$30
1816 thru 1856………..…..$12
1857…………………..……$40

Large cent coins were made of nearly pure copper, or copper as pure as it emerged from smelting, without any deliberate addition of other metals.

   Note: Posted prices are for REFERENCE ONLY. Exact prices depend on dates, condition and current market. Better dates pay more.