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MATRON HEAD LARGE CENTS (1816-1839)

Obverse of 1821 Large Cent     Reverse of 1821 Large Cent

Images courtesy of David Akers Numismatics
 

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1816

2,820,982

None reported or known

 

1817

3,948,400

est. 10

Includes varieties with 13 and 15 Stars, extremely rare as a Proof.  Some of this date came from the Randall hoard

1818

3,167,000

None reported or known

Many of this date came from the Randall Hoard.

1819

2,671,000 (includes some dated 1820)

est. 10

Some of this date came from the Randall Hoard.

1820

4,407,550 (see above)

est. 10

Many of this date came from the Randall Hoard.

1821

389,000

est. 20

Scarce date

1822

2,072,339

est. 20

 

1823

1,262,000 (includes 1823 and 1824)

est.10

 This date was privately restruck in the 1860's and 1870's from discarded dies.  Restrikes are fairly common in copper, extremely scarce in Silver

1824

None

 

1825

1,461,100

est. 10

 

1826

1,517,425

None reported or known

 

1827

2,357,732

est. 20

 

1828

2,260,624

est. 10

 

1829

1,414,500

est. 20

 

1830

1,711,500

est. 10

 

1831

3,359,260

est. 20

 

1832

2,362,000

est. 10

 

1833

2,739,000

est. 10

 

1834

1,855,100

est. 20

 

1835

3,878,400

est. 10

 

1836

2,111,000

est. 10

 

1837

5,558,300

est. 20

 

1838

6,370,200

est. 20

 

1839

3,128,661 (includes some 1839 Braided Hair varieties)

None reported or known

Includes "Silly Head" and "Booby Head" varieties; see also 1839 Braided Hair type