1828 Coronet Liberty Head Large Cents : All Varieties

Matron Early Copper Penny

Mintage: 2,260,624
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.):
1828 Coronet Head Large Cent - Small Wide Date vs Large Narrow Date
There were two major varieties of the 1828 Coronet Head Large Cent (Penny). One variety had a small date with more widely spaced numbers while the other variety had a large date with more narrow spacing between the numbers. The differences between the large narrow date vs small wide date can be seen in the example comparison image of the coins above. Note the sizes of the number "8" and also the spacing between each of the stars and the date.

Major Varieties:
1828 Coronet Head Large Cent - Large Narrow Date
1828 Coronet Head Large Cent - Small Wide Date

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)
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MELT VALUE: $0.0631







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