US Coin Facts and Histories

    Half Cents

    1793 Liberty Cap-Head Left Half Cent
    1794-1797 Liberty Cap-Head Right Half Cent
    1800-1808 Draped Bust Half Cent
    1809-1836 Classic Head Half Cent
    1840-1857 Braided Hair Half Cent

    Large Cents

    1793 Flowing Hair, Chain Reverse Large Cent
    1793 Flowing Hair, Wreath Reverse Large Cent
    1793-1796 Liberty Cap Large Cent
    1796-1807 Draped Bust Large Cent
    1808-1814 Classic Head Large Cent
    1816-1839 Liberty Head (Matron or Coronet) Large Cent
    1839-1857 Braided Hair Large Cent

    Small Cents

    1856-1858 Flying Eagle Small Cent
    1859-1909 Indian Head Small Cent
    1909-1958 Lincoln Wheat Small Cent
    1959-Present Lincoln Memorial Small Cent

    Two Cents

    1864-1873 Two Cent Piece

    Three Cents

    1851-1873 Silver Three Cent Piece
    1865-1889 Nickel Three Cent Piece

    Half Dimes

    1794-1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime
    1796-1805 Draped Bust Half Dime
    1829-1837 Capped Bust Half Dime
    1837-1873 Seated Liberty Half Dime

    Nickels

    1866-1883 Shield Nickel
    1883-1913 Liberty (V) Nickel
    1913-1938 Indian Head (Buffalo) Nickel
    1938-Present Jefferson Nickel

    Dimes

    1796-1807 Draped Bust Dime
    1809-1837 Capped Bust Dime
    1837-1891 Seated Liberty Dime
    1892-1916 Barber Dime
    1916-1945 Winged Liberty (Mercury) Dime
    1946-Present Roosevelt Dime

    Twenty Cents

    1875-1878 Twenty Cent Piece

    Quarters

    1796-1807 Draped Bust Quarter
    1815-1837 Capped Bust Quarter
    1838-1891 Seated Liberty Quarter
    1892-1916 Barber Quarter
    1916-1930 Standing Liberty Quarter
    1932-1998 Washington Quarter
    50 States Quarters

    Half Dollars

    1794-1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar
    1796-1807 Draped Bust Half Dollar
    1807-1839 Capped Bust Half Dollar
    1839-1891 Seated Liberty Half Dollar
    1892-1915 Barber Half Dollar
    1916-1947 Walking Liberty Half Dollar
    1948-1963 Franklin Half Dollar
    1964-Present Kennedy Half Dollar

    Dollars

    1794-1795 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar
    1795-1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
    1836-1873 Seated Liberty Silver Dollar
    1873-1885 Trade Silver Dollar
    1878-1921 Morgan Silver Dollar
    1921-1964 Peace Silver Dollar
    1971-1978 Eisenhower Dollar
    1979-1999 Susan B. Anthony Dollar
    2000-Present Sacagawea Dollar

    Dollars (Gold)

    1849-1854 Liberty Head Gold Dollar
    1854-1889 Indian Princess Gold Dollar

    Quarter Eagles

    1796-1807 Turban Head Quarter Eagle
    1808-1834 Capped Bust Quarter Eagle
    1834-1839 Classic Head Quarter Eagle
    1840-1907 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle
    1908-1929 Indian Head Quarter Eagle

    Three Dollars

    1854-1889 Three Dollar Gold Piece

    Half Eagles

    1795-1807 Turban Head Half Eagle
    1807-1834 Capped Bust Half Eagle
    1834-1838 Classic Head Half Eagle
    1839-1866 Liberty Head-No Motto Half Eagle
    1866-1908 Liberty Head-With Motto Half Eagle
    1908-1929 Indian Head Half Eagle

    Eagles

    1795-1804 Turban Head Eagle
    1838-1866 Liberty Head-No Motto Eagle
    1866-1907 Liberty Head-With Motto Eagle
    1907-1933 Indian Head Eagle

    Double Eagles

    1849-1907 Liberty Head Double Eagle
    1907-1933 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle