1820 Coronet Liberty Head Large Cents : Large Date

Matron Early Copper Penny

Mintage: N/A
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.):
1820 Coronet Head Large Cent Penny - Large Date
One major variety is the 1820 Large Date Coronet Head Large Cent (Penny). This coin features a date with larger numbers. The most notable feature is that the "2" will have a flat tip which makes it easily distinguishable from the small date variety which has a curled tip on the "2". The difference between the 1820 Small Date vs Large Date penny can be seen in the example comparison image of the coins below:

1820 Small Date vs Large Date Coronet Head Large Cent - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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)
$20$24$32$75$178$256$407$590-

The 1820 Coronet Liberty Head Large Cent (Large Date Variety) is worth $24 in average condition and can be worth $407 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $0.0653





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