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Obverse of 1833 Large Cent - Newcomb 4     Reverse of 1833 Large Cent - Newcomb 4


1833 LARGE CENT

PCGS Nos: 1696, 1697

Mintage:

Circulation strikes:
2,739,000
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 (6):
Newcomb 1 - Common
Newcomb 2 - Common
Newcomb 3 - Common
Newcomb 4 - Very Scarce
Newcomb 5 - Common
Newcomb 6 - Common 


Notes:
The finest Uncirculated Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66BN.

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

Recent appearances:
See individual varieties

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