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In 1836 Andrew Jackson was president of the US, The battle of the Alamo was fought and lost, Sam Huston captured Santa Anna and the Republic of Texas was born, Arkansas became the 25th state and Betsy Ross died at age 84. The Philadelphia mint (the only Federal mint yet existing) was makiing the Matron Head Large Copper Cent along with it's other products.This one has a cud error between K12 and K1. Listed as CC-1836-1 in The Cud Book by Thurman and Margolis. The coin has some porosity on the obverse. a piece of early American history none the less..

1836 United States Large Matron Head Cent with Cud, LCC-1836-1

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