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Obverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 3     Reverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 3


1816 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 3

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 1  
1816 Newcomb 2

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1816 Newcomb 9

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

The coin illustrated above is ex - Walter Breen - New Netherlands Coin Co. Sale #50, December 7, 1957, Lot 1325 - Willard C. Blaisdell, September 15, 1976 - R. E. Naftzger - R.E. Vail - Superior Stamp & Coin's September 7, 1997 sale, Lot 356 - 1999 EAC Sale, Lot 347 - March Wells - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1729, "EF-45, Seventh Finest 1816 Newcomb 3".

Recent appearances:
EF-40.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1156, illustrated, sold for $1,466.25

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