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Obverse of 1853 Large Cent - Newcomb 13     Reverse of 1853 Large Cent - Newcomb 13


Rarity: Very Common

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Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.

Significant examples:
"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