small cents ( 1856-Current )

Flying Eagle ( 1856-1858 )

Composition: copper-nickel 

Weight: 4.67 grams 

Diameter: 19 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia  

Indian Head ( 1859-1909 )

Date: 1859-1864 

Weight: 4.67 grams

Composition: Copper-Nickel 


Date: 1864-1909

Weight: 3.11 grams

Composition:  Bronze  


Diameter: 19 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, San Francisco

Wheat Penny ( 1909-1958 )

Weight: 3.11 grams 

Composition: Bronze


Date: 1943 (Wartime Steel cent) 

Weight: 2.7 grams 

Composition:  Zinc-Coated Steel 


Diameter: 19 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco