As of May, 2024, a 1796 Penny S-110, BN in circulated condition is worth between $500.00 and $40,000.00, while an uncirculated specimen can be valued between $54,500.00 and $350,000.00, depending on its grade and strike quality.

Looking back at auction records, the highest price was achieved by a Mint State grade that was hammered at $329,000.00 in the 03/31/2017 by renowned auctioneer Stack's Bowers, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: Robert Scot
Edge: Plain
Diameter: 28.00 millimeters
Weight: 10.89 grams
Mintage: 363,375
Mint: Philadelphia
Metal: Copper
Series: Draped Bust Cents 1796-1807

1796 Penny S-110, Bn (Regular Strike) – Price Chart

If you are aware of your coin’s grade, refer to the following chart to determine its value:

GradePrice($)
MS-66+350,000.00
MS-66210,000.00
MS-6254,500.00
AU-5840,000.00
AU-55+31,500.00
AU-5527,500.00
AU-53+19,500.00
AU-5317,000.00
AU-50+16,000.00
AU-5015,000.00
XF-45+12,000.00
XF-4511,000.00
XF-409,500.00
VF-359,000.00
VF-307,500.00
VF-255,000.00
VF-204,000.00
F-153,000.00
F-122,500.00
VG-102,000.00
VG-81,100.00
G-6700.00
G-4500.00

If you are unsure of the grade, you can assess it based on the coin’s condition. More detailed information here.

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
Mint State54,500.00350,000.00204,833.33
About Uncirculated15,000.0040,000.0023,785.71
Extremely Fine9,500.0012,000.0010,833.33
Fine and Very Fine2,500.009,000.005,166.67
Good and Very Good500.002,000.001,075.00

Please note that the estimated values are derived from the latest data in the PCGS Price Guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. We strongly recommend reviewing actual auction records, which can be filtered by grade. For further insights, refer to our analysis report, which is based on these data.

Also, there are multiple versions of the 1796 Draped Bust Cent. We recommend checking the values of these coins as well to ensure a comprehensive assessment.

Coin NameMin Circulated Price($)Max Circulated Price($)Min Uncirculated Price($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1796 Penny Draped, Reverse of 1794, BN (Regular Strike)285.0043,500.0047,500.00330,000.00
1796 Penny Draped, Reverse of 1795, BN (Regular Strike)225.0031,500.0033,500.00150,000.00
1796 Penny Draped, Reverse of 1797, BN (Regular Strike)300.0014,250.0015,000.0057,500.00
1796 Penny LIHERTY, BN (Regular Strike)600.0056,500.0060,000.00150,000.00
1796 Penny S-92, BN (Regular Strike)550.0027,500.00125,000.00125,000.00
1796 Penny S-93, BN (Regular Strike)550.0031,000.0065,000.0075,000.00
1796 Penny Draped, Reverse of 1794, RB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A250,000.00250,000.00
1796 Penny Draped, Reverse of 1795, RB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A85,000.00275,000.00
1796 Penny Draped, Reverse of 1797, RB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A27,500.0027,500.00
1796 Penny S-96, BN (Regular Strike)N/AN/A95,000.0095,000.00
1796 Penny S-98, BN (Regular Strike)550.005,000.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-97, BN (Regular Strike)550.0010,000.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-101, BN (Regular Strike)650.0032,500.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-113, BN (Regular Strike)19,000.0019,000.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-94, BN (Regular Strike)5,500.005,500.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-114, BN (Regular Strike)20,000.0020,000.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-100, BN (Regular Strike)20,500.0020,500.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-108, BN (Regular Strike)525.0011,000.0041,500.0041,500.00
1796 Penny S-115, BN (Regular Strike)325.0015,000.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-105, BN (Regular Strike)340.006,000.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-109, BN (Regular Strike)650.0040,000.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-104, LIHERTY, BN (Regular Strike)600.0014,500.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-117, BN (Regular Strike)23,500.0023,500.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-112, BN (Regular Strike)N/AN/A47,500.0047,500.00
1796 Penny S-119, BN (Regular Strike)600.0014,250.0015,000.0050,000.00
1796 Penny NC-1, BN (Regular Strike)6,000.0015,000.00N/AN/A
1796 Penny S-103, LIHERTY, BN (Regular Strike)750.0050,000.00145,000.00145,000.00

Coins listed have various mint marks and designations indicating where they were minted and if they are special strikes. To learn more about what the different mint marks and designations mean, please refer to our Mint Mark Chart and Coin Designation Reference Chart.

1796 Penny S-110, Bn (Regular Strike) – Auction Chart & Report

This tool is very user-friendly. Simply select the coin grade, and our system will provide detailed information including:

  • Lowest Sale Price
  • Highest Sale Price
  • Average Sale Price
  • Most Recent Sale Price
  • Number of Sales
  • Sales Volume

You can also select different time periods for your query: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, or All time, with the default set to All time.

Grade:
1m 6m 1y 3y All

$2,100.00

Lowest Sale Price
$7,200.00

Highest Sale Price
$4,445.75

Average Sale Price
$7,200.00

Most Recent Sale Price
4

Number of Sales
$17,783.00

Sales Volume

Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
MS-66+329,000.00329,000.00329,000.00
MS-66178,250.00178,250.00178,250.00
MS-62+36,000.0051,700.0043,850.00
AU-5520,700.0020,700.0020,700.00
AU-5311,750.0011,750.0011,750.00
AU-502,280.003,840.003,080.00
XF-45+11,163.0011,163.0011,163.00
XF-40812.401,140.00950.80
VF-302,100.007,200.004,445.75
VF-251,997.501,997.501,997.50
VF-20489.002,760.001,905.50
F-151,821.001,821.001,821.00
F-12180.001,440.00684.00
VG-101,265.001,265.001,265.00
G-6587.50587.50587.50
G-5127.00127.00127.00
G-4186.00336.00261.00
AG-3150.00150.00150.00
FR-2146.88146.88146.88
PO-1111.63600.00279.21

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 1796 Penny S-110, BN (Regular Strike) coin across various grades from PO-1 to MS-66+. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-66+ having the highest max price $329,000.00.

Within each grade, there is also variability in prices, likely due to factors like specific coin characteristics or market conditions at time of sale. Overall, the chart illustrates how coin grade is a key driver of value for this particular 1796 Penny S-110, BN (Regular Strike).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1796 Penny S-110, BN (Regular Strike) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 62.86% share, followed by Goldberg Auctioneers / Stack's Bowers with 25.71% / 11.43% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1796 Penny S-110, BN (Regular Strike) coin over the years. This visual representation traces the coin's value fluctuations, illustrating periods of increase, decrease, or stability in its average auction price.

Such a historical view is indispensable for collectors, investors, or researchers who are keen on comprehending the market dynamics and the coin's value trend over an extended period.

Raw Auction Records

Here are the lasted auction records from the auction history of the past years. You can filter these records by coin grade.

GradeGrade SourceSellerPrice($)Sold Date
VF-30PCGSHeritage Auctions7,200.0001/04/2024
XF-40PCGSHeritage Auctions1,140.0003/16/2022
AU-50PCGSHeritage Auctions3,120.0004/25/2021
PO-1PCGSHeritage Auctions126.0007/22/2020
F-12PCGSStack's Bowers432.0005/20/2020
MS-62+PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers36,000.0002/19/2020
VF-20PCGSHeritage Auctions2,760.0009/08/2019
XF-40PCGSHeritage Auctions900.0007/14/2019
AU-50NGCHeritage Auctions2,280.0006/09/2019
AU-50PCGSHeritage Auctions3,840.0004/28/2019
F-12ANACSHeritage Auctions180.0004/10/2019
XF-40NGCHeritage Auctions812.4002/03/2019
F-12NGCHeritage Auctions1,440.0012/14/2018
VF-30ANACSHeritage Auctions2,100.0010/14/2018
G-4PCGSHeritage Auctions186.0008/01/2018
G-4PCGSHeritage Auctions336.0004/10/2018
PO-1NGCHeritage Auctions600.0001/03/2018
VF-30PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers4,113.0006/05/2017
MS-66+PCGSStack's Bowers329,000.0003/31/2017
XF-45+PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers11,163.0002/13/2017
VF-20NGCHeritage Auctions2,467.5006/08/2016
G-6PCGSHeritage Auctions587.5003/03/2016
MS-62+PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers51,700.0002/01/2016
PO-1NGCStack's Bowers111.6311/05/2015
VF-25NGCHeritage Auctions1,997.5011/14/2014
FR-2NGCHeritage Auctions146.8804/21/2014
AU-53PCGSHeritage Auctions11,750.0001/10/2014
F-15NGCHeritage Auctions1,821.0009/06/2012
VF-20ICGStack's Bowers489.0006/14/2011
VG-10NONEGoldberg Auctioneers1,265.0002/02/2010
VF-30NONEGoldberg Auctioneers4,370.0009/07/2009
MS-66PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers178,250.0009/06/2009
AG-3NONEGoldberg Auctioneers150.0002/13/2008
G-5NONEGoldberg Auctioneers127.0002/13/2008
AU-55PCGSHeritage Auctions20,700.0002/01/2008