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What is a liberty cap one cent coin from the United States worth?
Values, images, and specifications for the liberty cap US penny.
(1793 to 1796)
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USA one cent
1793 - 1796
The United States 'liberty cap' one cent
features the young Liberty facing right on
the obverse, with flowing hair. Behind is
the cap of liberty, (pileus), on a pole.
Above is the word 'LIBERTY', and below
is the date.
The reverse shows 'ONE CENT' inside
a wreath, 1/100 below, with the legend
'UNITED STATES OF AMERICA'.
Inspired by the French 'Libertas Americana
Medal' of 1783, the obverse shows Liberty
as a young woman with hair flowing in the
wind of freedom.
The pileus (cap of freedom), comes from
Roman times, symbolising newly achieved
George Washington (presidency 1789 -1797)
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