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Braided Hair Cent (1839-1857)

Braided Hair Cent, MS

Title Lots Found Auction Record
Braid Hair MS 5 $4,255.00
1839 Type of 1840 MS 171 $38,188.00
1840 Large Date MS 388 $38,187.50
1840 Small Date MS 172 $19,550.00
1840 Small/Large 18 MS 47 $24,150.00
1841 MS 284 $18,800.00
1842 Large Date MS 428 $39,100.00
1842 Small Date MS 127 $76,375.00
1843 Petite-Small Letters MS 411 $13,512.50
1843 Petite-Large Letters MS 113 $27,025.00
1843 Mature-Large Letters MS 139 $25,300.00
1844 MS 322 $9,200.00
1844/81 MS 109 $76,375.00
1845 MS 578 $25,850.00
1846 Small Date MS 758 $9,987.50
1846 Medium Date MS 79 $12,925.00
1846 Tall Date MS 202 $12,650.00
1847 MS 1140 $28,200.00
1847/47 Large/Small 47 MS 100 $23,500.00
1848 MS 1202 $31,910.00
'1848' Sm Dt Breen-1901 Fantasy MS 3 $7,188.00
1849 MS 775 $41,125.00
1850 MS 1194 $21,150.00
1851/81 MS 168 $18,400.00
1851 MS 1618 $24,150.00
1852 MS 1414 $94,000.00
1853 MS 2271 $19,387.50
1854 MS 1230 $18,000.00
1855 Upright 55 MS 1083 $38,188.00
1855 Slanted 55 MS 251 $17,825.00
1855 Knob on Ear MS 228 $8,050.00
1856 Upright 5 MS 807 $43,125.00
1856 Slanted 5 MS 776 $5,875.00
1857 Large Date MS 646 $24,000.00
1857 Small Date MS 473 $7,050.00

Braided Hair Cent, PR

Title Lots Found Auction Record
1840 Small/Large 18 PR 50 $21,737.50
1841 PR 74 $34,500.00
1842 PR 16 $73,437.50
1843 Petite-Small Letters PR 13 $28,200.00
1844 PR 20 $63,250.00
1845 PR 17 $35,250.00
1846 PR 11 $30,550.00
1846 Small Date PR 7 $38,187.50
1846 Tall Date PR 4 $57,500.00
1847 PR 16 $64,625.00
1848 PR 36 $42,550.00
1849 PR 33 $35,650.00
1850 PR 11 $82,250.00
1851 PR 1 $403.00
1852 PR 5 $105,750.00
1853 PR 1 $28,200.00
1854 PR 26 $28,200.00
1855 Slanted 55 PR 53 $47,000.00
1856 Slanted 5 PR 70 $47,000.00
1857 Small Date PR 105 $74,750.00