1836 Large Cent – Coronet Liberty Head / Matron Head Modified


The 1836 Large Cent - Coronet Liberty Head / Matron Head Modified

United States copper Coronet Liberty Head one cent, grouped as Matron Head Modified (The "Young Head") that were minted between 1835-1839 at the Philadelphia Mint. Diameter 27.5mm and weighs 10.89g.

There were no major variants of the 1836 cent.

The Obverse shows the head of Liberty with Braided Hair, surrounded by 13 stars, Date below. This is the smaller 'Petite' Head introduced in 1836. The Original design of Robert Scot was modified by Christian Gobrecht.

The edge is plain.

The Reverse, by Robert Scot, shows the words "ONE CENT" surrounded by a wreath. Around is "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA".

Image credit: Mountain View Coins


Mintage: 2,111,000 (may include coins in sets)
Minted at US Mint - Philadelphia.
Remember 1836 ?
The Monarch is King William IV. Prime Minister is William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (Whig). US President is Andrew Jackson (D-Tennessee). In America, the Battle of the Alamo. First minting since 1800 of the fourpence coin (groat or "joey"). Charles Dickens published his first novel The Pickwick Papers
General Description: USA Cents
Cents and half-cents were the first coins struck by the United States of America. The first coins were minted in 1793. By law, the half-cent must be exactly half the weight of one cent. Americans often refer to them as pennies.

The general classification of cents is as follows:

Large cents:

  • Flowing Hair Chain 1793
  • Flowing Hair Wreath 1793
  • Liberty Cap 1793–1796
  • Draped bust 1796–1807
  • Classic Head 1808–1814
  • Liberty Head 1816-1857
    • Coronet 1816–1839
      • Matron Head 1816-1835
      • Matron Head Modified ("Young Head") 1835-1839
    • Braided Hair 1839–1857, 1868
Small cents:

  • Flying Eagle cent (1856–1858)
  • Indian Head cent (1859–1909)
  • Lincoln cent (1909–present)
    • Lincoln Wheat (1909–1958)
    • Lincoln Memorial (1959–2008)
    • Lincoln Bicentennial 4 reverse designs (2009)
    • Lincoln Union Shield[13] (2010–present)
100 cents = 1 Dollar.
Which Mint: US Mint - Philadelphia
The United States Mint, Philadelphia was founded in 1792. It has a mint mark of 'P' although the early coins minted there do not carry a mint mark. The 'P' was added to most coins after 1980.
Country of Origin: United States of America
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a constitutional federal republic composed of 50 states. It's currency is the Dollar (USD $1) and that is equivalent to 100 cents.

The United States mints many famous coins in gold, silver and lesser metals. The USA has several Mints, such as Philadelphia, San Francisco, West Point (NY) and Denver.
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