Copper Chronicles: Tracing the Evolution of Early American Cents and Half Cents

1793 Chain Cent

1793 Wreath Cent

Liberty Cap Large Cent (1794-1796)

Draped Bust Large Cent (1796-1807)

Classic Head Large Cent (1808-1814)

Matron Head Large Cent (1816-1839)

Braided Hair Large Cent (1839-1857)

Flying Eagle Small Cent (1857-1858)

Indian Head Small Cent (1859-1909)

Liberty Cap Half Cent