Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Cap Cents (1793-1796)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 807,500
Catalog: KM-13
Obverse Designer: Robert Scot
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Copper
Weight: 13.48 Grams
Diameter: 29mm
Edge: Lettered
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS obverse 1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

The Head of 94 cents are higher in overall relief, with more fully defined features. This bust style encompasses some 53 die marriages, comprising the majority of 1794-dated cents. Some varieties, such as S-29 (photos), are common, while others are quite rare.

Among the most popular of Head of 94 cents is S-48, which features tiny stars partially hidden within the toothed border of its reverse die.


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Total Graded: 274
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 67

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5/29/2006 NGC AU 55   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 89, 94/Lot# 35 $5,750.00
12/25/2011 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Brown Teletrade Auction 3195, 3195/Lot# 1021 $110.00
7/11/2013 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1187/Lot# 7084 $881.25
1/10/2014 NGC AU 53   Brown Heritage Auctions 2014 January 10 The Adam Mervis Large Cent Collection FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1200/Lot# 2490 $19,975.00
7/10/2014 NGC MS 62   Brown Heritage Auctions Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction Session(1), 231429/Lot# 61211 $90.00
7/25/2014 PCGS   Brown Stack's Bowers iAuction 3492, 6043/Lot# 22015 $581.63
9/22/2014 NGC Details F Details  Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 144 $288.00
11/6/2014 PCGS G 6   Brown Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(5), 1211/Lot# 7066 $499.38

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