The 1808 Classic Head large cents have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

1808 Large Cent

Specifications

Type: Classic Head Large Cent
Year: 1808
Face Value: $0.01
Composition: Copper
Total Weight: 10.89 grams

There is no mint mark on this coin. Each coin was minted in Philadelphia.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1808 Philadelphia 1,007,000

Value

The 1808 large cent is worth around $85 in about good condition. In good condition the value is around $150. In very fine condition the value is around $1,200. Coins in extremely fine condition can sell for around $2,500.

Grading System

About good- The details on the coin can be identified.

Good- The date, legends, and stars are worn but plain.

Very fine- Liberty's hair lines show some detail. The leaves on the reverse side of the coin show slight wear.

Extremely fine- Liberty's hair lines are sharp. There is very slight wear on the high points of the design.

 

Sources:

The Red Book