1830 P Coronet Liberty Head Large Cents : Medium 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 - Medium Letters
One major variety is the 1830 Coronet Head Large Cent (Penny) with Medium sized letters on the reverse of the coin. This coin features slightly smaller letters with a slightly different alignment. Notice the spacing between the words "STATES" and "OF" is much greater than any of the Large Letters varieties. In addition: The three letter A's in "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" are noticeably smaller with more spacing between them. There was only 1 variety of the Medium Letters - known as Newcomb-6 (N-6) and 11 Large Letter varieties. The difference between the Large Letters vs Medium Letters variety is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins below:

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: $0.0502

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