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Denomination Cent Nickel Dime Quarter Half Dollar Susan B. Anthony Dollar $1 Coin
Composition Copper Plated Zinc

2.5% Cu
Balance Zn
Cupro-Nickel

25% Ni
Balance Cu
Cupro-Nickel

8.33% Ni
Balance Cu
Cupro-Nickel

8.33% Ni
Balance Cu
Cupro-Nickel

8.33% Ni
Balance Cu
Cupro-Nickel

12.5% Ni
Balance Cu
Manganese-Brass

88.5% Cu
6% Zn
3.5% Mn
2% Ni
Weight 2.500 g 5.000 g 2.268 g 5.670 g 11.340 g 8.1 g 8.1 g
Diameter 0.750 in.
19.05 mm
0.835 in.
21.21 mm
O.705 in.
17.91 mm
O.955 in.
24.26 mm
1.205 in.
30.61 mm
1.04 in.
26.50 mm
1.043 in.
26.5 mm
Thickness 1.52 mm 1.95 mm 1.35 mm 1.75 mm 2.15 mm 2.00mm 2.00 mm
Edge Plain Plain Reeded Reeded Reeded Reeded Plain
No. of Reeds N/A N/A 118 119 150 133 N/A


The numbers of reeds by denomination are:

Denomination

One Cent
Five Cent
Dime
Quarter
Half Dollar
Dollar (1.04 diameter)
Susan B. Anthony Dollar
$1 Coin

Highest number of reeds
Silver American Eagle one ounce
Lowest number of reeds
$1 Gold Coin (.511-inch diameter)
Number of Reeds

    0
    0
118
119
150
189
133
    0

201
 
  81
 

Note: American Eagle coins and many commemorative and coins also are reeded.



(Denominations in Bold Type Are Still Authorized)

HALF CENT
CENT
TWO-CENT
SILVER THREE-CENT
NICKEL THREE-CENT
NICKEL FIVE-CENT
HALF DIME
DIME
TWENTY-CENT
QUARTER DOLLAR
HALF DOLLAR
DOLLAR
1793 - 1857
1793 TO DATE
1864 -1873
1851 - 1873
1865 - 1889
1866 TO DATE
1794 - 1873
1796 TO DATE
1875 - 1878
1796 TO DATE
1794 TO DATE
1794 TO DATE
(Includes:
Eisenhower - 1971 through 1978
Susan B.Anthony - 1979 to 1980 and 1999
$1 Coin - 2000 to date)


Cost of Producing the Penny, Nickel, Dime, Quarter, and Golden Dollar Coins.


$1 Coin Quarter Dime Nickel Penny
18.03 cents 11.14 cents 5.65 cents 11.18 cents 2.41 cents

(United States Mint, 2011 Annual Report, pg. 11)


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