Coin Specifications

Category: Coronet Cents (1816-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,111,000
Catalog: KM-45
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Copper
Weight: 10.89 Grams
Diameter: 28-29mm
Edge: Plain
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1836 1C MS obverse 1836 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

All cents of 1836 feature the new style portrait adopted midway through 1835's coinage. Six obverse dies were paired with six reverses, resulting in a total of seven marriages (N-4 and N-6 shared a reverse die). There are no rare varieties for 1836, but N-4, -5 and -7 are scarce.

Mint State examples of this date are not rare, but they are seldom found with more than a hint of red color. N-2 (photos) is one of the more common varieties.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/26/2015

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1836 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 22.00 27.00 33.00 70.00 145 240 265 290 330 475 585 775 1350 2700 4600 - - - -
$ 160 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 228
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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5/29/2007 NGC MS 66   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 145, 150/Lot# 27 $2,415.00
1/5/2011 PCGS MS 62   Brown Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(6), 1151/Lot# 9200 $460.00
8/7/2011 NGC AU 50   Brown Teletrade Auction 3114, 3114/Lot# 1005 $149.50
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 64   Red Brown Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 43 $1,265.00
9/6/2012 PCGS XF 40   Brown Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1174/Lot# 7155 $111.63
4/21/2013 PCGS Genuine VG   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/21/2013, 71/Lot# 109754 $9.10
8/8/2014 NGC VG 8   Brown Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21051 $11.75
8/8/2014 NGC VF 25   Brown Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21048 $49.35
11/14/2014 NGC VF 20   Brown Stack's Bowers iAuction 3508, 6062/Lot# 20019 $49.35


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1836 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base37891111352724895757057548028749161103125214771969269936754551719211
54961191813445186187217708268889781153132716412212302439675431719210
0000006187217708268889781153132716412212302439675431719200
00000066273878685090210411202140218052456335042596312719200
1836 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base50115139167330577674820875930101010571264142816772215300940645005782711
72123148221412609723838893957102611261319151118562480336143785946782710
000000723838893957102611261319151118562480336143785946782700
000000771857912983104111951373159420362744371246916886782700
1836 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333328843762072582099016582807443157477077256384772287744
333333398337498655756876121220413348486961901326432999610620
00000039833749865575687612122041334848696190132643299900
000000319338755969078893314352424388953086633194514036000
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Grade: MS 62 BN
Points: 1252
Owner: mania
 
Grade: VF 20 BN
Points: 272
Owner: Michael C Jones
 
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