U.S. One Cent

The United States one-cent coin (symbol: ¢) has been the lowest face-value physical unit of U.S. currency since the abolition of the half-cent in 1857.

  • Flying Eagle cent (1856–1858)

  • Indian Head cent (1859–1909)

  • Lincoln cent (1909–present) Lincoln Wheat (1909–1958) Lincoln Memorial (1959–2008) Lincoln Bicentennial 4 reverse designs (2009) Lincoln Union Shield (2010–present)