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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1818 CORONET HEAD 1C MS64 Red

VERY CHOICE SURFACES. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED. CAC.
$21,500.00

1824 CORONET HEAD 1C MS65 Brown

MATRON HEAD. DEEP CHOCOLATE BROWN SURFACES. N-2. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC.
$13,750.00

1824/2 CORONET HEAD 1C MS63 Brown

DISTINCTIVE OVERDATE. N-1. CHOICE CHOCOLATE BROWN SURFACES. ONLY 4 COINS GRADED HIGHER.
$43,500.00

1829 CORONET HEAD 1C, BRONZED PR65 Red Brown

BRONZED. GEM PROOF. ONLY 12 STRUCK. TIED WITH ONE OTHER FOR HIGHEST GRADED. NAFTZGER PEDIGREE.
$57,500.00

1829 CORONET HEAD 1C, LARGE LETTERS MS66 Brown

LARGE LETTERS. N-6. GEM GLOSSY RED BROWN SURFACES. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED. CAC.
$49,500.00

1831 CORONET HEAD 1C PR63 Brown

MEDIUM LETTERS. N-3. ONLY 20 STRUCK.
$17,500.00

1831 CORONET HEAD 1C PR64 Brown

MATRON HEAD. MEDIUM LETTERS. RARITY-6.
$26,000.00

1833 CORONET HEAD 1C MS66 Red Brown

GEM RED, CHOCOLATE BROWN SURFACES. N-6. JUST A MS66+ GRADED HIGHER.
$21,500.00

1839 CORONET HEAD 1C, BOOBY HEAD MS65 Red

BOOBY HEAD DESIGN. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED WITH RED DESIGNATION.
$37,500.00