1855 Braided Hair Large Cent Knob on Ear

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1855 Braided Hair Large Cent Knob on Ear

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I have this coin which weighs just 10.1 grams. I know this is very light. Has anyone seen a Large Cent this light?
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That is a beautiful coin for the age. As for being underweight, I have no idea, it doesn't look like wear imo. Alloy mix off?
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I’m hoping it is just a planchet issue. I haven’t found any information on counterfeits for this coin.

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These coins are not plated it's just been rubbed in the past, it's fine. Here's my video on counterfeit large cents

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