1838 to 1857 Braided Hair Large Cents for sale - ProCoins
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Braided Hair Large CentsFacing negative public reaction, the large cents were redesigned in 1839 by engraver Christian Gobrecht since few were satisfied with the design. This last major change to the large cent updated the obverse by giving lady Liberty a slimmer, more youthful appearance. Minor tweaks continued through 1843, and the 1843 design prevailed through the end of production in 1857.
 Part #  Desc  Grade  Price  Qty  Pic
22966 1837 Braided Hair Large Cent  

The coin in the RED BOOK is called a Matron Head (1813-1836). However the 1837 is actually included in this date rage. The coin exhibits Medium Letter as can be most notably observed by the isolation particularly in the word "States". This means there is some space between the rim and the top of the letters. It is definitely variety of this series. The coin grades Very Good details and has some porosity. Thus the price is reduced to match the value.

VG8 $12.95   click to view
23298 1856 Braided Hair Large Cent F12 $26.00