Definitions for "Large cent"
Keywords:  cent, hundredth, copper, coin, mintage
A U.S. coin with a value of 1 cent, minted from 1793 to 1857, composed primarily of copper and larger in diameter than the current U.S. quarter - A similar Canadian coin issued 1858-1920
A U.S. copper coin minted from 1793 through 1857, similar in size to a current U.S. quarter (worth 1/100th of a dollar). Also, a similar Canadian coin issued between 1858-1920.
Large copper U.S. coin, one-hundredth of a dollar, issued from 1793 until 1857.