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Obverse of 1828 Large Cent - Newcomb 8     Reverse of 1828 Large Cent - Newcomb 8


1828 LARGE CENT

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 2,260,624
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)

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Varieties (12):
Large, Narrow Date:
    
Newcomb 1 - Common
     Newcomb 2 - Common
     Newcomb 3 - Common
     Newcomb 4 - Very Scarce
     Newcomb 5 - Common
     Newcomb 6 - Common
     Newcomb 7 - Scarce
     Newcomb 8 - Scarce
     Newcomb 9 - Very Scarce
     Newcomb 11 - Common
     Newcomb 12 - Very Scarce

Small, Wide Date:
     Newcomb 10 - Common

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

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

The finest circulation strike "Small Wide Date" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64BN.

The finest Uncirculated "Small Wide Date" Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64RB.  

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