Coronet Head Cents

(1816-1857)

Coronet Head, 1816-1839

In 1814, as Napoleon’s troops prepared for their final battle against the armies of England and her continental allies, England’s second war—against the United States—seemed far removed from her vital national interests. Naval defeats on the Great Lakes made it impossible to successfully prosecute the war, and Jackson’s defense of New Orleans had dampened the Foreign Office’s enthusiasm for a military victory. During the two years of hostilities, however, while victory eluded the British, harassing actions continued on the high seas and commerce was disrupted whenever possible, affecting many aspects of American life.

By 1814, U.S. copper coinage had also become a casualty of the war. For more than twenty years the Mint had purchased blank, copper planchets from the English manufacturer, Boulton & Watt of.... (Expand Text)

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1819/8 CORONET HEAD 1C, LARGE DATE PR64 Brown

WELL STRUCK GEM WITH GLOSSY BROWN MIRRORED SURFACES. WITH A MINTAGE OF ONLY 3 COINS, THIS IS THE FINEST KNOWN AND THE ONLY ONE CERTIFIED. THE PEDIGREE GOES BACK TO 1923 WHEN IT WAS SOLD AT A CHAPMAN AUCTION. PITTMAN PEDIGREE.
$38,500.00

1820 CORONET HEAD 1C, LARGE DATE MS65 Brown

LARGE DATE. LOVELY LIGHT BROWN PATINA WITH EVIDENCE OF MINT RED.
$2,575.00

1824/2 CORONET HEAD 1C MS63 Brown

DISTINCTIVE OVERDATE. N-1. CHOICE CHOCOLATE BROWN SURFACES. ONLY 4 COINS GRADED HIGHER.
$41,000.00

1829 CORONET HEAD 1C, LARGE LETTERS MS66 Brown

LARGE LETTERS. N-6. GEM GLOSSY RED BROWN SURFACES. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED. CAC.
$47,850.00

1831 CORONET HEAD 1C PR63 Brown

MEDIUM LETTERS. N-3. ONLY 20 STRUCK.
$20,850.00

1831 CORONET HEAD 1C PR64 Brown

MATRON HEAD. MEDIUM LETTERS. RARITY-6.
$33,950.00

1833 CORONET HEAD 1C MS66 Red Brown

GEM RED, CHOCOLATE BROWN SURFACES. N-6. JUST A MS66+ GRADED HIGHER.
$21,950.00

1835 CORONET HEAD 1C, HEAD OF 1836 MS66+ Brown

HEAD OF 1836. GEM CHOCOLATE BROWN SURFACES WITH SOME MINT RED SHOWING ALONG THE RIMS. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED. CAC.
$22,000.00

1835 CORONET HEAD 1C, SMALL 8, STARS MS65+ Red Brown

SMALL 8, SMALL STARS. VIRUALLY FLAWLESS SURFACES WITH LOTS OF RED MINT LUSTER PIERCING THROUGH. SOLE HIGHEST IN THE RED BROWN CATAGORY. CAC.
$32,950.00

1839 CORONET HEAD 1C, BOOBY HEAD MS65 Red

BOOBY HEAD DESIGN. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED WITH RED DESIGNATION.
$39,500.00