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Obverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 5     Reverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 5


1835 LARGE CENT

Mintage:
Circulation strikes:
3,878,400
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 John D. Wright

Varieties (18):
Large 8, Stars:
    
Newcomb 1 - Common
     Newcomb 9  - Very Scarce
Small 8, Stars
     Newcomb 2 - Scarce
     Newcomb 3 - Scarce
     Newcomb 4 - Very Scarce
     Newcomb 5 - Common
     Newcomb 6 - Common
     Newcomb 10 - Very Scarce
     Newcomb 11 - Rare
     Newcomb 12 - Very Scarce
     Newcomb 13 - Very Scarce
     Newcomb 18 - Rare
Head of 1836:
     Newcomb 7 - Common
     Newcomb 8 - Common
     Newcomb 14 - Common
     Newcomb 15 - Common
     Newcomb 16 - Common
     Newcomb 17 - Delisted
     Newcomb 19 - Rare 

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated "Head of 1836" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65BN.

The finest Uncirculated "Head of 1836" Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65RB.

The finest Uncirculated "Small 8, Stars" Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64BN's.

The finest circulation strike "Large 8-Stars" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single AU-55BN.

The finest circulation strike "Large 8-Stars" Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64RB.

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