Coin Specifications

Category: Coronet Cents (1816-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,855,100
Catalog: KM-45
Obverse Designer: Robert Scot
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Copper
Weight: 10.89g
Diameter: 28-29mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1834 1C MS obverse 1834 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While only seven die marriages are known for 1834 cents, these encompass several distinctive combinations of obverse and reverse features. The sizes of numeral 8, the stars and the reverse letters all vary, and this makes for a very interesting date.

N-6 is the only variety bearing the Large Letters last seen on cents dated 1832 (N-7 also has LL, but this is a proof-only issue). While N-6 is indeed scarce, the only rarity of this date among currency pieces is N-5, which combines a Large 8 with Large Stars and Medium Letters.

Examples grading MS BN are common enough to be collectable, with N-1 through N-4 being the most available varieties (N-4 is illustrated).

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/4/2016

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1834 1C MS Brown
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1834 1C MS Red Brown
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 318
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


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1/23/2006 NGC AU 58   Brown Heritage Auctions 2006 January Dallas, TX The Jules Reiver Collection Signature Auction #390, 390/Lot# 19998 $546.25
6/25/2007 NGC XF 40   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 153, 158/Lot# 132 $189.75
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 66   Brown Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 302 $4,140.00
3/30/2011 NGC XF 45   Brown Teletrade Auction 3040, 3040/Lot# 1021 $172.50
6/22/2014 PCGS VG 8   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/22/2014, 200/Lot# 202179 $25.00
7/16/2015 PCGS   Brown Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 2240 $822.50
1/3/2016 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131602/Lot# 23044 $199.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1834 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3789115143272674774865908966105111381206130314501886236834064585717311
5498124186406707804879927994108011611238135215952047271437995448717310
000000804879927994108011611238135215952047271437995448717300
0000008358949471023110911831271140117412207306041926310717300
1834 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5011514317933078589899910481111120613031379139321242807381743474986546411
72124155229482823932101510691143123813281384163723523144399445605145546410
000000932101510691143123813281384163723523144399445605145546400
000000965103210901174127113541388188025793480417047735305546400
1834 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333328843762072582099016582807443157477077256384772287744
333333398337498655756876121220413348486961901326432999610620
00000039833749865575687612122041334848696190132643299900
000000319338755969078893314352424388953086633194514036000
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Grade: AU 58 BN
Points: 1051
Owner: AKSHCC
 
Grade: AU 58 BN
Points: 1051
Owner: Coin Trader
 
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