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Obverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 4     Reverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 4


1817 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 4

Rarity: Very Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1796

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

The reverse die of this variety was also used on 1817 Newcomb 5 and 1817 Newcomb 14.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:

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