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PCGS Nos: 1549, 1550


Circulation strikes:
Proofs: None

Designer: John Reich

Diameter: 28-29 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 100%

Weight: 168 grains (10.89 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (all 1810 Large Cents were struck at the Philadelphia Mint)

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

Varieties (5):
1810/09 Overdate
Sheldon 281 - Common

Normal Date
     Sheldon 282 - Common
     Sheldon 283 - Common
     Sheldon 284 - Scarce

     Sheldon 285 - Common

Restrike in Tin - Extremely Rare (2-3 known)

The finest Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-65BN's.

The finest Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67RB.

The finest "1810/09" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64BN.

The finest "1810/09" Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65RB.

Significant examples:
See individual variety listings

Recent appearances:
See individual variety listings

Sources and/or recommended reading:

"Penny Whimsy" by Dr. William H. Sheldon

"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service