One Cent 1864 Union


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This coin was known as the Indian Penny. In 1864 the alloy changed to Bronze, 95% copper & 5% tin & zinc, the weight also dropped from 72 grains to 48 grains which stayed that formula until 1982 when it changed to a copper plated Zinc cent. Obverse has the head of Liberty wearing a headdress of a Native American, with the word Liberty on the band. The Reverse has the words one cent encircled with a wreath & a federal shield above.
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Additional information

Weight 1 oz
Dimensions 4 × 3 × .125 in