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1851 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 2

Rarity: Very Common

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Significant examples:
NGC MS-67 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 47, "...MS-63...", illustrated, unsold

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-64 Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 290, "Newcomb-2", sold for $184.00

Del Bland graded MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 579, "N-2", illustrated, sold for $460.00

MS-63 Red and Brown.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 73, "N-2", plated, sold for $575.00  Ex Lester Merkin's sale of April 1, 1966, lot 33

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