1853 LARGE CENT -
Rarity: Very Common
Images courtesy of Early
American History Auctions, Inc.
"Gem Uncirculated Red" (illustrated
above). Ex - Early American History
Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, October 14, 2000, Lot 1072, where it was
described (in part) as follows: "Newcomb 13. A blazing, 100% full
red example of this date. The dies, especially that of the reverse, are
worn and the denticles are weakly struck (as usual, we stress), but oh,
what color this coin possesses."
MS-65 Red. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities
Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 48, illustrated, sold for $891.25