Coin Specifications

Category: Patterns & Trial Coins (1792-1863)
Catalog: KM-Pn124
Composition: Billon
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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(1851) J-127 1C MS obverse (1851) J-127 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Judd-127, Pollock-149, Low R.6.

The simple obverse design consists of the peripheral notations CENT above, and ONE TENTH SILVER below. The reverse employs an open wreath, with the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around. Medallic turn. Struck on a perforated billon planchet with a plain edge.

A bill drafted by Congressman Sam F. Vinton in 1849 called for a reduction in the size of the one cent coin. Judd-127 was an experimental attempt to reduce the size of the coin, while maintaining the same intrinsic value. The perforated annular planchet made it easy to distinguish the coin from a dime, which was nearly the same size. Unfortunately, the annular design created many problems in the striking process, particularly with ejection of the struck coins. The small size Flying Eagle cent was eventually selected to replace the old large cent design.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1
Low Grade: 65
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 65


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11/18/2001 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2001 November Santa Clara Bullet Sale #276, 276/Lot# 1710 $1,840.00
6/2/2005 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 June Long Beach Signature Auction #376, 376/Lot# 7359 $2,702.50
7/12/2007 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2007 Summer F.U.N. (July, West Palm Beach, FL) Signature Coin Auction #442, 442/Lot# 2234 $2,990.00
1/9/2011 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2992, 2992/Lot# 1017 $2,875.00
11/1/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(4), 1191/Lot# 4513 $3,290.00


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