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1855 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 10

Variety nickname:
Slanting 5's

Rarity: Very Common

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-65 Red and Brown.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 1072, sold for $6,900.00

PCGS MS-65 Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 612, "Del Bland graded MS-65", illustrated, sold for $2,990.00  Ex Ira Reed 12/4/45 at $7.50

PCGS MS-65 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 124, not illustrated, sold for $747.50

Del Bland graded MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 613, illustrated, sold for $207.00

MS-62.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 95, "Newcomb 10, Slant 5's", not plated, sold for $316.25  Ex - Stack's "Spring Sale", April 1978, Lot 130

Del Bland graded MS-61.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 614, illustrated, sold for $230.00

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