Coin Specifications

Category: Coronet Cents (1816-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,359,260
Catalog: KM-45
Obverse Designer: Robert Scot
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Copper
Weight: 10.89 Grams
Diameter: 28-29mm
Edge: Plain
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1831 1C MS obverse 1831 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The cents dated 1831 enjoyed a generous mintage, and die state evidence suggests that a number of them were coined over the next several years, as the Mint scrambled to find any useable dies. Examples grading MS BN may be obtained, but those having more than a trace of red are rare.

The transition from Large Letters reverses to those having Medium Letters progressed to the point where the 13 die marriages of this date are almost evenly divided between the two. The ML varieites do, however, carry some premium. No rarities exist for 1831, but N-4, -5, -8 (photos), -10 and -14 are moderately scarce.

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Last Updated: 2/14/2014

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1831 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 22.00 28.00 37.00 80.00 225 225 290 340 420 450 525 600 875 975 1600 3500 5250 - - - -
$ 250 320 370 470 500 575 700 975 1075 1750 3850 6000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 295
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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1/12/2005 NGC MS 63   Brown Teletrade Auction 1987, 1987/Lot# 1008 $467.50
2/10/2008 NGC MS 64   Brown Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 1487 $1,840.00
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 65   Brown Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 251 $3,565.00
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 64   Brown Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 259 $1,150.00
7/11/2013 PCGS AU 55   Brown Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1187/Lot# 7150 $440.63
12/15/2013 PCGS Genuine F   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/15/2013, 105/Lot# 157599 $16.50
4/1/2014 PCGS XF 45   Brown Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 7292 $282.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1831 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base34159721752883814635125445916206537458381066160925855132817311
1547631062123194084795225596006316837769141247193434346145817310
0000004084795225596006316837769141247193434346145817300
0000004354955335756106427148079901428225942837159817300
1831 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111127247753256862065372582910211531267131834533111
111119134049554458563167775989311911911284136334533110
00000034049554458563167775989311911911284136334533100
00000040851355660264270179495713612291301240834533100
1831 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333328843762072582099016582807443157477077256384772287744
333333398337498655756876121220413348486961901326432999610620
00000039833749865575687612122041334848696190132643299900
000000319338755969078893314352424388953086633194514036000
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Grade: MS 64 BN
Points: 1066
Owner: Electric Peak Collection
 
Grade: MS 63 BN
Points: 838
Owner: AKSHCC
 
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