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Obverse of 1840 Large Cent - Newcomb 3     Reverse of 1840 Large Cent - Newcomb 3


1840 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 3

Rarity: Very Common

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Recent appearances:
N-3, NGC MS-65 Brown.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1224, illustrated, "...EAC graded MS60+...", not sold

Del Bland graded MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 535, "Small Date, N-3", illustrated, sold for $1,380.00   Ex James G Macallister, circa 1944 as Unc Red at $15

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