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 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)
$20$24$32$71$195$307$545$1,017-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1830 Coronet Liberty Head Large Cent (Large Letters Variety) is worth $24 in average condition and can be worth $545 to $1,017 or more in uncirculated (MS+) mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $0.0756





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