1834 P Coronet Liberty Head Large Cents : Large 8 - Large Stars - 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.):
1834 Coronet Head Large Cent Penny - Large 8 - Large Stars - Medium Letters
One major variety of the 1834 Coronet Head Large Cent (Penny) has a Large number "8" in the date and larger stars on the obverse and medium letters on the reverse of the coin. This is actually the rarest and most valuable of the main varieties. There are various combinations of these features and 4 main varieties total. The differences and comparisons are shown below:

Large "8" vs Small "8" in the 1834 date - The large "8" will appear taller and larger relative to the "3" and other numbers while the small "8" will appear level with the "3" as depicted in the example image below:

1834 Large "8" vs Small "8" Coronet Head Large Cent - Difference and Comparison

Large Stars vs Small Stars on the obverse of the coin - Some coins will feature larger stars and others will features smaller stars. The differences between them are shown below:

1834 Large Stars vs Small Stars Coronet Head Large Cent - Difference and Comparison



Large Letters vs Medium Letters on the reverse of the coin - Some coins will feature larger letters while others will feature smaller medium-sized letters. The differences between them are shown below. Note the spacing and alignment between the letters themselves and also relative to the wreath:

1834 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
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)
1543243969893,1825,8329,13310,937-

MELT VALUE: $0.0636


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