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SERIES: Draped Bust Cents 1796-1807
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1806 1C, BN (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS65BN

PCGS MS64BN

PCGS MS63BN
PCGS #:
1513
Diameter:
28.00 millimeters
Designer:
Robert Scot
Weight:
10.89 grams
Edge:
Plain
Mintage:
348,000
Metal Content:
Copper
Auction Record:
$32,200 • PCGS MS63 • 9-8-2009 • Ira & Larry Goldberg
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 2,000 R-4.6 30 / 40 TIE 30 / 40 TIE
60 or Better 10 R-9.5 24 / 40 TIE 24 / 40 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 40 1 / 40
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65BN PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

2 MS64BN PCGS grade
2 MS64BN PCGS grade  
4 MS63BN PCGS grade

Dr. Henry W. Beckwith Collection - S. H. Chapman 4/1923:36 - William Festus Morgan Collection - J. C. Morgenthau and Co. 6/1932:80 - T. James Clarke Collection, sold privately in 10/1954 - R.E. "Ted" Naftzger, Jr. Collection - Abe Kosoff 4/1956:111 - Harold Bareford Collection, sold privately on 9/13/85 - Herman Halpern Collection - Stack’s 3/1988:256 - John B. MacDonald Collection, sold privately on 2/20/97 - Jack Wadlington Collection (via Bob Grellman and Chris McCawley), sold privately on 11/7/2005 - Daniel W. Holmes, Jr. Collection - Goldbergs 9/2009:537, $32,200

4 MS63BN PCGS grade

McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Superior 5/2003:543 - Paul Gerrie Collection - Goldbergs 2/2013:70, $35,650

Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65BN PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

2 MS64BN PCGS grade
2 MS64BN PCGS grade  
4 MS63BN PCGS grade

Dr. Henry W. Beckwith Collection - S. H. Chapman 4/1923:36 - William Festus Morgan Collection - J. C. Morgenthau and Co. 6/1932:80 - T. James Clarke Collection, sold privately in 10/1954 - R.E. "Ted" Naftzger, Jr. Collection - Abe Kosoff 4/1956:111 - Harold Bareford Collection, sold privately on 9/13/85 - Herman Halpern Collection - Stack’s 3/1988:256 - John B. MacDonald Collection, sold privately on 2/20/97 - Jack Wadlington Collection (via Bob Grellman and Chris McCawley), sold privately on 11/7/2005 - Daniel W. Holmes, Jr. Collection - Goldbergs 9/2009:537, $32,200

4 MS63BN PCGS grade

McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Superior 5/2003:543 - Paul Gerrie Collection - Goldbergs 2/2013:70, $35,650

4 MS63BN PCGS grade  
4 MS63BN estimated grade  
8 MS62BN PCGS grade  
8 MS62BN PCGS grade  
8 MS62BN PCGS grade  

Ron Guth: The 1806 Large Cent is a common date in the series and, fortunately for collectors, only one variety makes up the entire mintage.  In circulated grades, this date is easy to find.  Approximately a dozen examples are known in Mint State, all of which are Brown except for a single Red-Brown example.  No full Red examples are known.  The price record for this date is the $51,750 paid for the Tom Reynolds PCGS MS66RB in the 2016 Goldbergs sale.