Coin Specifications

Category: Coronet Cents (1816-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,111,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Copper
Weight: 10.8900g
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: 2/23/2017

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1836 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 25.00 35.00 40.00 85.00 170 265 290 320 370 400 475 625 810 1400 2700 4950 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 242
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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6/27/2005 NGC MS 62   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 30 $287.50
9/26/2007 PCGS MS 62   Brown Teletrade Auction 2427, 2427/Lot# 1005 $448.00
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 66   Red Brown Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 351 $31,050.00
7/11/2013 NGC MS 63   Brown Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1187/Lot# 7159 $646.25
8/8/2014 NGC VF 30   Brown Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21047 $56.40
8/31/2014 PCGS VG 10   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 210850 $18.50
11/14/2014 NGC F 15   Brown Stack's Bowers iAuction 3508, 6062/Lot# 20020 $32.90
7/17/2016 NGC XF 40   Brown Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131630/Lot# 27389 $152.75


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: Dynasty
 
Grade: MS 62 BN
Points: 1252
Owner: mania
 
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