1853 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 24
Images courtesy of
NGC MS-65 Brown. Ex - Superior Galleries "The ANA 2001 National Money
Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 22, unsold, "...A couple tiny
ticks on the front edge of the neck are the only signs of contact.
The dentils over star 5 and opposing ones at the U in UNITED are flat, a
result of a minor clip in the planchet, as struck. MDS. EAC
graded MS62 and tied for CC#3."
Sources and/or recommended
"Attribution Guide For United States Large Cents 1840-1857", 2nd
edition by J.R. Grellman and Jules Reiver.
Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen