Flowing Hair Chain Reverse (1793) 

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The first large cents made had a chain around the words ONE CENT. Also Lady Liberty's hair is flowing instead of the Liberty Capped design where she's wearing a cap. Due to the unpopularity of the coin, they are very rare in mint state today.

Liberty Cap (1793-1796)

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The Liberty Cap design was minted from 1793 to 1796. In 1793 the reverse went from the chain reverse to the wreath reverse. No one knew its real diameter. It was thought to be between 27 and 29 millimeters. Its composition is 100% copper. 

Draped Bust (1796-1807)

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This coin, designed by Robert Scot, was minted at the Philidelphia mint. Like the former design, on the reverse it has a wreath around ONE CENT. The standards are the same as the previous designs.

Classic Head (1808-1814)

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The Classic Head design was used on American Large Cent for 6 years. Robert Scot originally designed this coin. But the director of the mint, Robert Patterson didn't like the coins he made. So he told second director of the mint, John Reich, to change all the coins he made from the half cent to the half eagle.

Coronet, Matron Head (1816-1839)

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Due to the critisicsm of the classic head cent, the chief of engraving of the mint, Robert Scot, was assigned to making the large cent look better. This design made Liberty look younger and more mature.

Coronet, Braided Hair (1839-1857)

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This coin is a different version of the Coronet design. In this version, Liberty's hair is braided. This coin was also the last coin the mint made before they decreased the size of the cent.