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1840 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 5

Rarity: Very Common

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 281, "Newcomb-5, Large Date" @$690.00

MS-63 Red and Brown.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 72, "N-5", plated, sold for $2,415.00  Ex Bowers and Merena's sale of September 14, 1988, lot 3318

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