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1842 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 6

Rarity: Very Common

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Recent appearances:
NGC MS-65 Red and Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 543, "Large Date, N-6", illustrated, sold for $1,437.00  Ex James G. Macallister; Milton A. Homes; Stack's 10/60:1608; Gene Reale; Bowers and Merena 8/95:20; Gene Reale; Sotheby's New York #7083 1/98:68; Chris McCawly (CVM)

PCGS MS-64 Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 88, "N-6", not illustrated, sold for $690.00

NGC MS-63 Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 283, "Newcomb-6, Large Date" @$218.50

NGC MS-63 Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 89, "N-6", not illustrated, sold for $207.00

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