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Obverse of 1819 Large Cent - Newcomb 1     Reverse of 1819 Large Cent - Newcomb 1


1819 LARGE CENT

PCGS No: 1769

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 2,671,000 (includes some dated 1820)
Proofs: estimated 10

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 28-29 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 100%

Weight: 168 grains (10.89 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (Philadelphia)

Notes: Some of this date were found in the Randall Hoard.

The finest Uncirculated "Large Date" Brown examples graded by PCGS are 8 MS-64BN's.  

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

The finest Uncirculated "Large Date" Red examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64RD's.

The finest Uncirculated "Small Date" Brown examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-64BN's.  

The finest Uncirculated "Small Date" Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 6 MS-64RB's.

The finest Uncirculated "1819/8" Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64BN's.  

The finest Uncirculated "1819/8" Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64RB.

The finest Proof Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single PR-62RB.

Images courtesy of David Akers Numismatics

Varieties:
1819/8 Overdate:
     Newcomb
1 - Common
Large Date:

     Newcomb 2 - Common
Small Date:

     Newcomb 3 - Scarce
     Newcomb 4 - Very Scarce
     Newcomb 5 - Scarce
     Newcomb 6 - Common
     Newcomb 7 - Very Scarce
     Newcomb 8 - Common
     Newcomb 9 - Common
     Newcomb 10 - Scarce

Recent appearances:
See variety listings

NGC MS-61 Brown.  Ex-  Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Sale", October 5-7, 2000, Lot 5861, not plated, sold for $207.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

"The Cent Book 1816-1839" by John D. Wright

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club