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Obverse of 1834 Large Cent - Newcomb 2     Reverse of 1834 Large Cent - Newcomb 2


1834 LARGE CENT

PCGS No: 1799

Mintage:

Circulation strikes:
1,855,100
Proofs: est. 20

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 28-29 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 100%

Weight: 168 grains (10.89 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (Philadelphia)

Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Varieties (7):
Small 8, Large Stars, Medium Reverse Letters:
    
Newcomb 1 - Common

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated "Large 8, Small S, ML" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66BN.

The finest Uncirculated "Large 8, Small S, ML" Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-65RB's.

The finest Uncirculated "Large 8, Large S, ML" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-62BN.

The finest Uncirculated "Large 8, Large S, LL" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single VG-VF BN.

The finest Uncirculated "Large 8, Large S, LL" Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64RB. 

The finest Uncirculated "Small 8, Large S, ML" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64BN.

The finest Uncirculated "Small, Large S, ML" Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64RB.

The finest Proof Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-66BN's.

Significant examples:
NGC Proof-66 Brown.  Ex - King of Siam Set

Recent appearances:
See variety listings

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

"The Cent Book 1816-1839" by John D. Wright

"NGC Slabs Siam Set," Numismatic News, July 17, 2001, page 56  

 
 

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