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Obverse of 1800 Large Cent     Reverse of 1800 Large Cent


1800 DRAPED BUST CENT

PCGS Nos: 1449, 1450

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 2,822,175
Proofs: 0

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 28 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 100%

Weight: 168 grains (10.9 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmarks: None (all examples of this date were struck at the Philadelphia Mint)

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Varieties (29):
1800/1798 Overdate
     Sheldon 190 - Scarce
     Sheldon 191 - Common
     Sheldon NC-5 - 3 known
     Sheldon NC-6 - Extremely Rare
1800/79 Overdate
     Sheldon 192 - Scarce
     Sheldon 193 - Very Scarce
     Sheldon 194 - Scarce
     Sheldon 195 - Rare
     Sheldon 196 - Very Common
     Sheldon NC-1 - 3 known
     Sheldon NC-2 - Extremely Rare
Normal Date
     Sheldon 197 - Very Common
     Sheldon 198 - Very Rare
    
Sheldon 199 - Very Scarce
     Sheldon 200 - Scarce
     Sheldon 201 - Rare
     Sheldon 202 - Very Scarce
     Sheldon 203 - Scarce
     Sheldon 204 - Very Scarce
     Sheldon 205 - Very Scarce
     Sheldon 206 - Very Scarce
     Sheldon 207 - Very Scarce
     Sheldon 208 - Scarce
     Sheldon 209 - Scarce
     Sheldon 210 - Very Rare
     Sheldon 211 - Scarce
     Sheldon 212 - Scarce
     Sheldon NC-3 - Very Rare
     Sheldon NC-4 - 8 known

Notes:
The finest Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65BN.

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

The finest Brown "1800/1798" example graded by PCGS is a single EF-40BN.

The finest Red-Brown "1800/1798" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65RB.

The finest Brown "1800/79" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64BN.

Significant examples:
See variety listings

Recent appearances:
See variety listings

Sources and/or recommended reading:

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

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