1819 P Coronet Liberty Head Large Cents : All Varieties

Matron Early Copper Penny

Mintage: 2,671,000
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 28.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 10.89 grams


What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1819 Small Date vs Large Date Coronet Head Large Cent Penny

There were a few major varieties of the 1819 Coronet Head Large Cent (Penny). Two major varieties deal with the size of the numbers in the date as one had a small date and the other had a larger date. The differences between the small date vs large date varities are depicted above in the comparison example image.

Another major variety is the 1819/8 overdate variety. This variety features an overdate error with an 1819 date struck over an 1818 date which resulted in part of the underlying "8" still visible within the "9". An example image of this is depicted below:

1819/8 Coronet Head Large Cent - 9 Over 8 Overdate Error

Major Varieties:
1819 Coronet Head Large Cent - Small date
1819 Coronet Head Large Cent - Large Date
1819/8 Coronet Head Large Cent - 9 Over 8 Overdate Error


Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
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