Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Cap Cents (1793-1796)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 807,500
Obverse Designer: Robert Scot
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Copper
Weight: 13.4800g
Diameter: 29mm
Edge: Lettered
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1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS obverse 1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS reverse


  
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1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-21 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-22 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-23 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-24 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-25 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-26 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-27 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-28 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-29 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-30 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-31 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-32 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-33 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-34 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-35 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-36 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-37 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-38 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-39 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-40 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-41 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-42 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-43 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-44 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-45 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-46 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-47 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-50 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-51 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-52 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-53 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-54 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-55 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-56 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-57 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-58 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-59 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-60 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-61 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-62 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-63 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-64 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-65 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-66 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS NC-1 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS NC-2 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS NC-3 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS NC-5 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS NC-6 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS NC-8 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS NC-9 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS NC-10 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS NC-11 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-48 $15
1794 HEAD OF 94 1C MS S-49 $15

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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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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 323
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 67


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