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Midland, TX                                                                     Odessa, TX
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We have a large selection of cents to fill your collections needs.

The following types of cents have been produced:

Large cents:

  • Flowing Hair Chain (1793)
  • Flowing Hair Wreath (1793)
  • Liberty Cap (1793–1796)
  • Draped Bust (1796–1807)
  • Classic Head (1808–1814)
  • Coronet (1816–1839)
  • Braided Hair (1839–1857)

Small cents:

  • Flying Eagle (1856–1858)
  • Indian Head (1859–1909)
  • Lincoln Wheat (1909–1958)
  • Lincoln Memorial (1959–2008)
  • Lincoln Bicentennial 4 reverse designs (2009)
  • Lincoln Union Shield (2010–)
Half cent:

Mintage figures:

Liberty Cap, Left

  • 1793 - 35,334

Liberty Cap, Right

  • 1794 - 81,600
  • 1795 - 139,690
  • 1796 - 1,390
  • 1797 - 127,840

Draped Bust

  • 1800 - 202,908
  • 1802 - 20,266
  • 1803 - 92,000
  • 1804 - 1,055,312
  • 1805 - 814,464
  • 1806 - 356,000
  • 1807 - 476,000
  • 1808 - 400,000

Classic Head (Shown at top right.)

  • 1809 - 1,154,572
  • 1810 - 215,000
  • 1811 - 63,140
  • 1825 - 63,000
  • 1826 - 234,000
  • 1828 - 606,000
  • 1829 - 487,000
  • 1831 - 2,200
  • 1832 - 51,000
  • 1833 - 103,000
  • 1834 - 141,000
  • 1835 - 398,000
  • 1836 - proof only, restrikes were made
  • 1837 - No half cents were struck by the United States government, however due to the need for small change half cent tokens were produced by private businessmen.

Braided Hair

  • 1840 through 1849 were proof only issues. There were restrikes made.
  • 1849 - 39,864
  • 1850 - 39,812
  • 1851 - 147,672
  • 1852 - proof only. Restrikes were made.
  • 1853 - 129,694
  • 1854 - 55,358
  • 1855 - 56,500
  • 1856 - 40,430
  • 1857 - 35,180
Two cents: Mintage Figures

All two-cent pieces were minted at the Philadelphia Mint, and therefore bore no mint mark.

  • 1864 - 19,847,500 - About 100 proof strikes
  • 1865 - 13,640,000 - About 500 proof strikes
  • 1866 - 3,177,000 - About 725 proof strikes
  • 1867 - 2,938,750 - About 625 proof strikes
  • 1868 - 2,803,750 - About 600 proof strikes
  • 1869 - 1,546,500 - About 600 proof strikes
  • 1870 - 861,250 - About 1000 proof strikes
  • 1871 - 721,250 - About 960 proof strikes
  • 1872 - 65,000 - About 950 proof strikes
  • 1873 - 0 - About 600 proof strikes
Three cents:

Mintage figures

Three Cent (silver), 1851-1873

  • 1851 P - 5,447,400
  • 1851 O - 720,000
  • 1852 P - 18,663,500
  • 1853 P - 11,400,000
  • 1854 P - 671,000
  • 1855 P - 139,000
  • 1856 P - 1,458,000
  • 1857 P - 1,042,000
  • 1858 P - 1,603,700
  • 1859 P - 364,200
  • 1860 P - 286,000
  • 1861 P - 497,000
  • 1862 P - 343,000
  • 1863 P - 21,000
  • 1864 P - 12,000
  • 1865 P - 8,000
  • 1866 P - 22,000
  • 1867 P - 4,000
  • 1868 P - 3,500
  • 1869 P - 4,500
  • 1870 P - 3,000
  • 1871 P - 3,400
  • 1872 P - 1,000
  • 1873 P - 600 (ALL PROOF)

Three Cent (nickel), 1865-1889

  • 1865 P - 11,382,000
  • 1866 P - 4,801,000
  • 1867 P - 3,915,000
  • 1868 P - 3,252,000
  • 1869 P - 1,604,000
  • 1870 P - 1,335,000
  • 1871 P - 604,000
  • 1872 P - 862,000
  • 1873 P - 1,173,000
  • 1874 P - 790,000
  • 1875 P - 228,000
  • 1876 P - 162,000
  • 1877 P - About 510 (ALL PROOF)
  • 1878 P - 2,350 (ALL PROOF)
  • 1879 P - 38,000
  • 1880 P - 21,000
  • 1881 P - 1,077,000
  • 1882 P - 22,200
  • 1883 P - 4,000
  • 1884 P - 1,700
  • 1885 P - 1,000
  • 1886 P - 4,290 (ALL PROOF)
  • 1887 P - 5,000
  • 1888 P - 36,500
  • 1889 P - 18,190
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