Collecting Large Cents by Type – Exclusive Video


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CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan breaks down the challenging and richly rewarding pursuit of collecting United States large cents by type. Which dates stand out as your best bets, how much should you expect to pay, and what exactly does “type” mean? We break down each type, discuss a few important sub-types that you need to know about, and offer a number of ways collect large cents without breaking your budget.

We break it down in the video.

Large Cents by Type:

  • Chain Cent
  • Wreath Cent
  • Liberty Cap Cent
  • Draped Bust Cent
  • Classic Head Cent
  • Matron Head Cent
  • Braided Hair Cent

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