1837 Coronet Liberty Head Large Cents : Head of 1838

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.):
1837 Coronet Head Large Cent Penny - Head of 1838
One major variety is the 1837 Coronet Head Large Cent (Penny) featuring the "Head of 1838" with beaded cords in lady liberty's hair. The difference deals with the portrait of liberty on the obverse of the coin. The "Head of 1837" liberty features plain cords in the hair whereas the "Head of 1838" features beaded cords. The differences are depicted above in the example comparison image.
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$25$32$46$108$204$333$501-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1837 Coronet Liberty Head Large Cent (Head of 1838 Variety) is worth $25 in average condition and can be worth $333 to $501 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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