1835 P Coronet Liberty Head Large Cents : All Varieties

Matron Early Copper Penny

Mintage: 3,878,400
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.):
1835 Coronet Head Large Cent Penny - Varieties and Combinations
There were a few major varieties of the 1835 Coronet Head Large Cent. Two of them deal with combinations of the size of the "8" in the 1835 date and the size of the stars on the obverse. Depicted above is an example comparison image depicting the differences between the large "8" vs small "8". The large "8" is taller and larger relative to "3" while the small "8" is even in size relative to the "3" in the 1835 date as depicted above.

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:

1835 Large Stars vs Small Stars Coronet Head Large Cent - Difference and Comparison

Another major variety deals with the portrait of the lady liberty on the obverse of the coin. This variety (Head of 1836) features the newer 1836 design in which the liberty has a longer jaw line and the neck is pushed back further when compared to the 1835 head of liberty. In addition: The intersection of the hairline and the "LIBERTY" crown on the 1836 head is pushed further back. These features and the differences between the Head of 1836 vs Head of 1835 portraits are depicted below in the example comparison image of the two coins:

1835 Head of 1836 Coronet Head Large Cent - Difference and Comparison

Major Varieties:
1835 Coronet Head Large Cent - Head Of 1836
1835 Coronet Head Large Cent - Large 8 - Large Stars
1835 Coronet Head Large Cent - Small 8 - Small Stars

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)
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MELT VALUE: $0.0629


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