Penny Year Models


 

Coins from 1793 to 1857 are commonly nicknamed “Large Cents” and are as follows:

1793 – Flowing Hair Chain, Flowing Hair Wreath

1793-1796 – Liberty Cap

1796-1807 – Draped Bust

1808-1814 – Classic Head

1816-1839 – Coronet

1839-1857 – Braided Hair
 

Coins from 1856-present day are commonly referred to as “Small Cents” and are as follows:

1856-1858 – Flying Eagle

1859-1909 – Indian Head

1909-1958 – Lincoln Wheat

1959-2008 – Lincoln Memorial

2009 – Lincoln Bicentennial 4 reverse designs

2010-present – Lincoln Union Shield
 
 
 


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