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1855 LARGE CENT -
NEWCOMB 4

Rarity: Very Common

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-66 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 122, not illustrated, sold for $1,092.50

PCGS MS-65 Red.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 49, "...MS-63...", illustrated, sold for $2,300.00

PCGS MS-65 Red.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 49,"Upright 5's",  illustrated, sold for $2,070.00

NGC MS-64 Red.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 123, not illustrated, sold for $747.50

PCGS MS-64 Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 607, "Del Bland graded MS-67", illustrated, sold for $1,552.00  Ex Ira Reed 12/4/45 at $7.50

PCGS MS-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 605, "Del Bland graded AU-50", not illustrated, sold for $276.00

PCGS MS-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 608, "Del Bland graded MS-63", illustrated, sold for $661.00  Ex Ira Reed 12/15/44 at $3.50

Del Bland graded MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 609, illustrated, sold for $241.00

MS-63 Brown.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5438, "Upright 5's", not illustrated, sold for $149.50

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