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1806 Large Cent - S-270 Obverse     1806 Large Cent - S-270 Reverse


1806 DRAPED BUST CENT

PCGS Nos: 1513, 1514

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 348,000
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 type were struck at the Philadelphia Mint)

Sheldon 270
Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions

Varieties (1):
Sheldon 270 - Common

Notes:
The finest Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64BN's.

The finest Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66RB

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, April 2005" by The Professional Coin Grading Service