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Obverse of 1827 Large Cent - Newcomb 2     Reverse of 1827 Large Cent - Newcomb 2


1827 LARGE CENT

PCGS Nos: 1651, 1652

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 2,357,732
Proofs:
estimated 20

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 28-29 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 100%

Weight: 168 grains (10.89 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (Philadelphia)
 

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Varieties (12):
Newcomb 1 - Common
Newcomb 2 - Scarce
Newcomb 3 - Common
Newcomb 4 - Common
Newcomb 5 - Common
Newcomb 6 - Scarce
Newcomb 7 - Scarce
Newcomb 8 - Scarce
Newcomb 9 - Scarce
Newcomb 10 - Rare
Newcomb 11 - Very Common
Newcomb 12 - Rare

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

The finest Uncirculated Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63RB.

Significant examples:
See variety listings

Recent appearances:
See variety listings

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