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1840 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 2

Rarity: Common

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-65 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 81, illustrated, "N-2...remarkably similar to the J.R. Frankenfield coin, Lot 1214", sold for $2,300.00

NGC MS-65 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 81, "N-2", illustrated, sold for $2,300.00

N-2, VF30.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1222, illustrated, sold for $230.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Attribution Guide For United States Large Cents 1840-1857", 2nd edition by J.R. Grellman and Jules Reiver

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club