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1808 1C, BN (Regular Strike)

Series: Classic Head Cents 1808-1814

PCGS MS66BN

PCGS MS66BN

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PCGS MS66BN

PCGS MS66BN

PCGS MS64BN

PCGS MS64BN

PCGS #:
1543
Designer:
John Reich
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
28.00 millimeters
Weight:
10.89 grams
Mintage:
1,007,000
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 4,000 R-4.2 10 / 11 TIE 10 / 11 TIE
60 or Better 20 R-9.1 6 / 11 TIE 6 / 11 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 4 / 11 TIE 4 / 11 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 4,000
60 or Better 20
65 or Better 2
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.2
60 or Better R-9.1
65 or Better R-9.9
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 10 / 11 TIE
60 or Better 6 / 11 TIE
65 or Better 4 / 11 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 10 / 11 TIE
60 or Better 6 / 11 TIE
65 or Better 4 / 11 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66BN PCGS grade

Henry C. Colvin, sold privately in 1936 - Allan D. Colvin Collection - Mrs. Lena Colvin, bequeathed after 1950 - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute -  French's 10/1962:166a - Louis Helfenstein Collection - Lester Merkin 8/1964:45 - Garry Fitzgerald - Lester Merkin 10/1966:125 - Lester Merkin 3/1969:669 - R.E. "Ted" Naftzger, Jr. Collection - New Netherlands & B.A. Seaby' 11/1973:595 - RARCOA - Robert W. Barker Collection - Stack's 10/1986:6 - Herman Halpern Collection - Stack's 3/1988:266 - Denis W. Loring  - Kenneth Goldman - Dr. Kenneth Baer Collection - Julian Leidman - Richard Burdick - D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part V - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 3/2017:5131, $76,375

1 MS66BN PCGS grade

Allison W. Jackman Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1918:726 - Wayte Raymond - Henry C. Hines Collection - Dr. William H. Sheldon, private sale on 4/19/1972 - R.E. "Ted" Naftger, Jr., private sale on 2/3/1992 - Eric Streiner - Superior 9/1997:74 - Superior 5/1999:1488, $19,550

1 MS66BN PCGS grade
1 MS66BN PCGS grade
1 MS66BN estimated grade
6 MS65BN PCGS grade
6 MS65BN PCGS grade
6 MS65BN estimated grade

Paramount International Coin Corp. - New Netherlands 6/1967:1230 - R.E. Naftzger, Jr., sold privately on 2/23/1992) - Eric Streiner, sold privately in 12/1993 - John B. MacDonald Collection - Heritage 1/2006:3029 - Southwest Collection - Heritage 2/2008:3022 - Adam Mervis Collection - Heritage 1/2014:2849, $17,625

6 MS65BN estimated grade
10 MS64BN PCGS grade
#1 MS66BN PCGS grade

Henry C. Colvin, sold privately in 1936 - Allan D. Colvin Collection - Mrs. Lena Colvin, bequeathed after 1950 - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute -  French's 10/1962:166a - Louis Helfenstein Collection - Lester Merkin 8/1964:45 - Garry Fitzgerald - Lester Merkin 10/1966:125 - Lester Merkin 3/1969:669 - R.E. "Ted" Naftzger, Jr. Collection - New Netherlands & B.A. Seaby' 11/1973:595 - RARCOA - Robert W. Barker Collection - Stack's 10/1986:6 - Herman Halpern Collection - Stack's 3/1988:266 - Denis W. Loring  - Kenneth Goldman - Dr. Kenneth Baer Collection - Julian Leidman - Richard Burdick - D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part V - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 3/2017:5131, $76,375

#1 MS66BN PCGS grade

Allison W. Jackman Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1918:726 - Wayte Raymond - Henry C. Hines Collection - Dr. William H. Sheldon, private sale on 4/19/1972 - R.E. "Ted" Naftger, Jr., private sale on 2/3/1992 - Eric Streiner - Superior 9/1997:74 - Superior 5/1999:1488, $19,550

#1 MS66BN PCGS grade
#1 MS66BN PCGS grade
#1 MS66BN estimated grade
#6 MS65BN PCGS grade
#6 MS65BN PCGS grade
#6 MS65BN estimated grade

Paramount International Coin Corp. - New Netherlands 6/1967:1230 - R.E. Naftzger, Jr., sold privately on 2/23/1992) - Eric Streiner, sold privately in 12/1993 - John B. MacDonald Collection - Heritage 1/2006:3029 - Southwest Collection - Heritage 2/2008:3022 - Adam Mervis Collection - Heritage 1/2014:2849, $17,625

#6 MS65BN estimated grade
#10 MS64BN PCGS grade