Coin Specifications

Category: Braided Hair Cents (1839-1857)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,398,752
Catalog: KM-67
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Copper
Weight: 10.89 Grams
Diameter: 27.5mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1844 1C MS obverse 1844 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Cents dated 1844 are common in all grades up to Mint State brown. From this date forward through the end of large cent coinage in 1857, the design features remained unchanged. Only relatively minor die-punching varieties exist to enliven the series.

Eight die marriages are known for this date, with one of these (N-8) being a proof-only issue. By far the most popular variety is N-2, on which the first three numerals of the date were first punched inverted and then corrected. While plentiful, its appeal extends beyond the community of cent specialists, and choice examples bring a strong premium. The sole rare die marriage for 1844 is the proof-only N-8. Common variety N-6 is illustrated.

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1844 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 22.00 25.00 29.00 50.00 135 135 230 245 270 345 380 430 525 675 1200 2300 - - - - -
$ 145 250 265 290 375 410 460 600 760 1325 2900 - - -
1844 1C MS Red Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 790 1450 2500 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 900 1600 2750 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 208
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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10/29/1997 PCGS VF 30   Brown Teletrade Auction 0993, 993/Lot# 1012 $39.24
8/18/2008 NGC AU 55   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 275, 281/Lot# 10 $218.50
12/8/2011 PCGS VF 25   Brown Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(4), 1162/Lot# 7130 $195.50
1/1/2013 PCGS MS 64   Red Brown Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 13065 $7,050.00
2/22/2013 NGC MS 62   Brown Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 6515 $499.38
4/21/2013 PCGS Genuine VG   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/21/2013, 71/Lot# 109738 $11.00
1/10/2014 NGC Details UNC Details  Brown Heritage Auctions 2014 January 10 The Adam Mervis Large Cent Collection FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1200/Lot# 2255 $1,175.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1844 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7681891061864095026026426848208749741103140416782322249551918428914111643
7783941322604405356156567298389071017120314951892237933936270866599750
0000005356156567298389071017120314951892237933936270866500
0000005686286707748569401060130315862107243742927349890300
1844 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base8919259589901021105110881124115911931233127113691483216929803185340256919141989812546
90293696810001031106311001135117012061245130314071711243930483257416568419393107800
0000001100113511701206124513031407171124393048325741656841939300
0000001112114711811219125813361445194027093116332949287991964500
1844 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base45047750251552755157559764268470574583892513452033321246465656167623114957195
45948550651953555958261265669171877686710651574242636904982935821557398310
0000005826126566917187768671065157424263690498293582155700
00000058962767069873180789612051803281941685319130602635300
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Grade: MS 61 BN
Points: 974
Owner: mania
 
Grade: AU 58 BN
Points: 820
Owner: Shep
 
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