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What is a one cent coin from the United States worth?
Values, images, and specifications for the US penny.
(1793 to present)
All Coin Values resource website
1793 - present
The first one cent coin minted for the
newly independant United States of
America was minted in 1793.
The US penny has run continuously since,
and is still in use today.
The US currency system is decimal based,
where 1 cent = 1/100 of a dollar.
Earlier coins show 'Liberty' on the obverse,
before changing briefly to a 'flying eagle', then
to an 'Indian head', and finally to 'Lincoln'.
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