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Obverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 3     Reverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 3


1817 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 3

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1796

Notes:
This was the only use of the obverse die.

This was the only use of the reverse die. 

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2537, "13 Stars" sold for $632.50

Del Bland graded EF-40.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 402, "Newcomb-3, Rarity-2", not illustrated, sold for $253.00

Sources and 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

Obverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 3     Reverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 3

Obverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 3     Reverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 3