Coin Specifications

Category: Coronet Cents (1816-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,167,000
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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1818 1C MS obverse 1818 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

1818 is another high mintage date that is readily available in all circulated grades and is also plentiful in Mint State for a handful of varieties.

Some 10 die marriages exist for this date, with N-10 (photos) being by far the most common courtesy of the Randall Hoard. This source provided collectors with thousands of Mint State pieces, many of them having much red color, though often spotted or stained. This variety is immediately recognizable by the circle of die cracks connecting all stars with the date.

The only rare die marriage is N-4, though N-2, -3, -5, -8 and -9 are moderately scarce.

The 1818 cent is a popular choice with type collectors and is reasonably priced in all but the highest grades.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/1/2016

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1818 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 30.00 38.00 50.00 105 200 300 340 405 425 490 590 825 1285 2750 12000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - 650 - 1650 - - - -
1818 1C MS Red Brown
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 540 690 1050 2050 4450 14000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1818 1C MS Red
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 4250 16750 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 778
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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10/4/2000 NGC MS 65   Brown Teletrade Auction 1364, 1364/Lot# 1002 $999.00
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 63   Red Brown Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 820 $718.75
5/29/2006 NGC MS 64   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 89, 94/Lot# 16 $640.55
11/3/2013 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/03/2013, 99/Lot# 148261 $43.77
1/10/2014 NGC AU 58   Brown Heritage Auctions 2014 January 10 The Adam Mervis Large Cent Collection FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1200/Lot# 2035 $587.50
1/26/2014 PCGS MS 63   Red Brown Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 717 $969.38
3/13/2015 PCGS MS 62   Brown Stack's Bowers iAuction 3525, 6094/Lot# 22017 $540.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1818 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base89123155201381597725793838974101310511095123914771969261446945019795311
100134170261453640748808883987102610661143131816412184330748025997795310
000000748808883987102610661143131816412184330748025997795300
0000007708239291000103810801191139818052399400149116975795300
1818 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1151551942484537018449189711121116412061173131517072335338653671111
12816821231653674986993610211135117812061220144619162685404653671110
00000086993610211135117812061220144619162685404653671100
00000089395310711150119212061268157621263036470753671100
1818 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13518322728817939491108812521134513981707334561696473712011402111
15119824728826584594936311431252449136315012253428662706689854711402110
00000094936311431252449136315012253428662706689854711402100
00000094972611971252897138016042799522863726904997511402100
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Grade: MS 64 BN
Points: 1969
Owner: Electric Peak Collection
 
Grade: MS 63 BN
Points: 1477
Owner: BillJones
 
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