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Obverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 1     Reverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 1


1816 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 1

Rarity: Very Scarce to Rare

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1790

Notes:
No Proofs are known of this variety.

The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1816 Newcomb 2
1816 Newcomb 3

This was the only use of the reverse die.

 

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

The coin illustrated above is ex - A.C. Gies - Stack's Fixed Price List #14, January 1942, Lot 407a - Henry C. Hines - Dr. William H. Sheldon - Numismatic Gallery - Floyd T. Starr - Stack's December 4, 1984 sale, Lot 1547 - Robinson S. Brown, Jr. - Superior Stamp & Coin's September 30, 1986 sale, Lot 437 - Dennis Mendelson - Superior Stamp & Coin's February 3, 1991 sale, Lot 202 - March Wells - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1727, "VF-30".

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The Cent Book 1816-1839" by John D. Wright

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club