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Obverse of 1832 Large Cent - Newcomb 1     Reverse of 1832 Large Cent - Newcomb 1


1832 LARGE CENT

Mintage:
Circulation strikes:
2,362,000
Proofs: est. 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 John D. Wright

Varieties (3):
Medium Reverse Letters:
    
Newcomb 1 - Common
     Newcomb 2 - Scarce
Large Reverse Letters:

     Newcomb 3 - Common

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated "Large Letters" Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-65BN's.

The finest Uncirculated "Large Letters" Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-65RB's.

The finest Uncirculated "Medium Letters" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single AU-58BN.

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

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