Coin Specifications

Category: Classic Head Cents (1808-1814)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 357,830
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Copper
Weight: 10.8900g
Diameter: 29mm
Edge: Plain
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1814 1C MS obverse 1814 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

1814 is the date most commonly seen for this coin type, and it is tied with 1812 as the one most often selected for a type set. While the majority of 1814 cents have the same problem of very worn dies seen with 1808-13 cents, this date is more likely to be found on decent planchets. It is also the date most often found in Mint State, though such coins are still scarce.

Two die marriages are known, and these are of approximately equal rarity and value. S-294 has a crosslet 4, while S-295 (photos) has a plain 4. Both are found with reverse dies unique to their respective marriages.

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Last Updated: 2/17/2017

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1814 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 120 240 450 875 2150 3250 3650 4000 5900 6800 7150 9000 14500 20500 41000 70000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 16000 25000 - - - -
1814 1C MS Red Brown
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 58500 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 403
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 40
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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11/3/2017 AU Details Brown Heritage Auctions 2017 November 1 & 3 Eric P. Newman Collection Part IX US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1260/Lot# 15361
11/4/2017 VF 20  Brown Heritage Auctions 2017 November 2 - 4 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1261/Lot# 19074


Auction Prices Realized

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2/5/1996 PCGS VF 25   Brown Teletrade Auction 0812, 812/Lot# 100 $436.00
5/24/2009 PCGS MS 62   Brown Goldberg May 24-27, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 53/Lot# 220 $6,210.00
5/27/2012 NGC MS 63   Brown Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1002 $14,040.00
10/17/2012 NGC Details VG Details  Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 445 $862.50
12/16/2012 NGC Details VG Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131252/Lot# 24010 $40.00
7/11/2013 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1187/Lot# 7119 $258.50
8/4/2013 PCGS Genuine VG   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/04/2013, 86/Lot# 131194 $73.70
8/25/2013 PCGS G 6   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 766, 775/Lot# 5004 $180.00
8/31/2014 NGC Details VG Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 214013 $325.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1814 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base31232375279581477167018432143231925552699286032383601436149351347020978111
4316133467111311541172819432202239826032753298633593854455277801597320978110
000000172819432202239826032753298633593854455277801597320978100
0000001785204322602476265128063112348041084744106251847520978100
1814 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111112711886221224012654280730573447396850496685834310889111
1111142414761995227524852705289031873621432855947238919210889110
00000014761995227524852705289031873621432855947238919210889100
000000168121032338257027562974331737944689614077901004010889100
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Grade: AU 58 BN
Points: 2555
Owner: BillJones
 
Grade: AU 50 BN
Points: 1843
Owner: G & R coins
 
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