Lot Number:27
Start Time:5/23/2024 4:00:00 AM
End Time:6/9/2024 10:17:13 PM
Bid Count:25
Winning Bidder:R****d
Starting Bid:$1.00
Bid Increment:$3.50
Current Bid:$67.00
Bidding complete

The 1822 Large Cent has the potential to be a valuable coin, but its worth depends heavily on its condition and specific variety. Here's a breakdown of the key factors influencing its value:


  • This is the most crucial factor. Large Cents are graded on a standardized scale by professional services like PCGS or NGC, ranging from "Poor" (heavily worn) to "Mint State" (uncirculated). A higher grade translates to a significantly higher value.


  • There are numerous varieties of 1822 Large Cents due to subtle differences in the die used for minting. These variations are not always obvious, but some are rarer and more sought-after by collectors, impacting value.

Value Estimation:

Providing an exact value without examining the specific coin is impossible. However, here's a general range to give you an idea:

  • Poor to Fair: $20 - $75 (well-worn with significant details missing)
  • Very Good (VG): $75 - $200 (moderate wear with some details remaining)
  • Fine (F): $200 - $500 (noticeable wear but major design elements visible)
  • Very Fine (VF): $500 - $1,200 (sharper details with some wear evident)
  • Extremely Fine (XF): $1,200 - $3,000+ (minimal wear and good eye appeal)
  • Uncirculated (MS): Prices can vary significantly for uncirculated specimens (MS60 and above), ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 or even higher depending on the specific variety and grade.

Here's what you can do to determine your coin's value:

  • Grading: Get your coin graded by a reputable service like PCGS or NGC. This will authenticate the coin, assign a specific grade, and potentially identify the variety, all of which significantly impact value.
  • Variety Research: Consult online resources or seek help from a professional numismatist to identify the specific variety of your 1822 Large Cent. Websites like The Copper Coin Company [invalid URL removed] or PCGS CoinFacts [invalid URL removed] can be helpful starting points.

Additional Factors:

  • Eye Appeal: Even within the same grade, a coin's surface quality, luster, and strike can influence value. A coin with exceptional eye appeal (minimal marks or blemishes) might fetch a higher price.
  • Market Fluctuations: The collectible coin market can fluctuate based on economic trends and demand for specific coins.


  • If your 1822 Large Cent is circulated (worn), its value likely falls within the lower range mentioned above.
  • If your coin appears uncirculated (no wear and luster present), professional grading and variety identification are crucial for an accurate valuation. This process can reveal its true potential value, which could be significantly higher.
  • Consulting a professional numismatist with expertise in Large Cents can provide valuable insights and a more precise estimate based on your specific coin's characteristics.
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