Coronet Head Cent
1816 is the first year of the Coronet large cent minted from 1816 to 1839. 1816 is a common date that is popular as the first year of issue. 1817 has an interesting variety with 15 stars on the obverse. The first overdate appears in 1819 (1819/8) along with Small and Large Date varieties. Like 1819, 1820 boasts an overdate and Small and Large Date varieties. 1821 is one of the rarer dates in the series. 1822 is common. 1823, a scarce date in all grades, features a normal date, an 1823/2 overdate. 1824 has an 1824/2 overdate plus normal dates. 1825 is a common date. In 1826, an 1826/5 overdate and normal dates can be found. In 1828, both Block and Script 8’s were used, creating distinct varieties. From 1829 to 1832, each year includes both Large and Medium letters on the reverse legends. 1834 and 1835 include Large and Small 8’s and Large and Small Stars in a number of combinations. In 1836, Liberty’s head was modified by making the tip of the coronet more pointed and the tip of the bust narrower and less rounded.