1821 Coronet Head Large Cent

The 1821 Coronet Head Cent (Buy on eBay) had a mintage of 389,000 pieces, representing the lowest reported mintage of the series. For all other dates with a known mintage, the figures exceed one million.

The rarity of this issue in mint state is well-known. Most examples of this date went into circulation and very few managed to survive in uncirculated condition. Together with the two 1823 varieties, this is among the scarcest issues of the Coronet Head Cent series.

Coin Specifications

  • Designer: Robert Scot
  • Composition: 100% Copper
  • Weight: 10.89 grams
  • Diameter: 29 mm
  • Edge: Plain