I have a 1844 Large cent which has a diameter of 27.26 mm (standard 27.5) and a weight of 10.7 grams (standard 10.86 g). I'm trying to determine whether the coin is an off-metal error, a Pickle barrel cent as cited below or questionable authenticity. I didn't do a specific gravity test to determine the metal composition. It looks like brass.
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