Coin Specifications

Category: Classic Head Cents (1808-1814)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,075,500
Catalog: KM-39
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Copper
Weight: 10.89 Grams
Diameter: 29mm
Edge: Plain
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1812 1C MS obverse 1812 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This date had a relatively high mintage for the Classic Head type and is tied with 1814 as the issue most often seen in higher circulated grades with decent planchets. It is thus a favorite with type collectors.

Four die marriages resulted from four separate die pairs, though one of these varieties (S-291) employed a reverse die used previously for the 1811/0 overdate cents. Two varieties (S-288 and -289, photos) display a Large Date (numeral 8), while the other two (S-290 and -291) have a Small Date, but there is little difference in rarity or value.

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Last Updated: 2/14/2014

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1812 1C MS Brown
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Base $ 110 200 405 750 1775 1775 3000 3450 4050 6250 7250 8000 9400 14500 - - - - - - -
$ 2000 3300 3900 4450 7000 8000 9000 10400 16500 - - - - -
1812 1C MS Red Brown
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 223
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 66


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2/25/1998 NGC VF 35   Brown Teletrade Auction 1027, 1027/Lot# 1005 $436.00
5/29/2007 NGC VF 20   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 145, 150/Lot# 23 $471.50
7/12/2012 NGC XF 40   Brown Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1172/Lot# 3066 $1,725.00
10/18/2012 PCGS AU 53   Brown Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(1), 1175/Lot# 3117 $2,820.00
2/22/2013 PCGS   Brown Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 1088 $558.13
10/13/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/13/2013, 96/Lot# 106964 $1,650.00
1/10/2014 NGC VG 8   Brown Heritage Auctions 2014 January 10 The Adam Mervis Large Cent Collection FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1200/Lot# 2866 $940.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1812 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base31432375279491393182121612278235224582525275432813783438954665656154672369411
4917433366710971535193422002302238724802601292934483985474855298926182092369410
000000193422002302238724802601292934483985474855298926182092369400
0000002047223923272422250226773105361541875107559212196209512369400
1812 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111150521972342243325612643296035643968504969518785112321496711
11111502173522452372247525882748316136984328568375629600124771496710
000000173522452372247525882748316136984328568375629600124771496700
0000001966229324022518261528543362383346886317817310416137221496700
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Grade: AU Details
Points: 1081
Owner: AKSHCC
 
Grade: XF Details
Points: 697
Owner: YAHTZEEK
 
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