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Obverse of 1847 Large Cent - Newcomb 18     Reverse of 1847 Large Cent - Newcomb 18


1847 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 18

Variety nickname:
Large 7 over Medium 7

Rarity: Rare

Variety Equivalents:  

Notes:

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Significant examples:
NGC MS-65 Brown (illustrated above).  Ex - Sheraton Coin Co., 1947 - Admiral Worthington S. Bitler, August, 1960 - Abe Kosoff, April 1961 - R.E. Naftzger, Jr. - Del Bland - Robert E. Vail, Superior, September 7, 1997, Lot 701 - Auctions by Bowers & Merena, Inc., March 18, 1999, Lot 1163 - Superior Galleries "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 20 at $1,035.00, "Large 7 over Medium 7...MDS, the repunching of the date still clear...EAC graded AU58...Tied for CC#4 overall but #2 of this die state."

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

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club