1830 Coronet Liberty Head Large Cents : Large Letters

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.):
1830 Coronet Head Large Cent Penny - Large Letters
One major variety is the 1830 Coronet Head Large Cent (Penny) with Large sized letters on the reverse of the coin. This coin features larger letters with a slightly different alignment. The difference between the Large Letters vs Medium Letters variety is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins below. Note how the spacing between the words "STATES" and "OF" is much narrower than the Medium Letters variety. In Addition: The three letter A's in "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" are larger and more closely aligned with the surrounding letters - as opposed to the smaller A's in the Medium Letters variety. There were 11 varieties of the large letters type and only 1 medium letters variety:

1830 Large Letters vs Medium Letters Coronet Head Large Cent - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $0.0617

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