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Obverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 6     Reverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 6


1817 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 6

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1796

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1817 Newcomb 7.

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
MS-63.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 112, "Newcomb-6", plated, sold for $1,725.00

AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2538, "13 Stars", unsold

AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 187, "Newcomb-6, 13 Stars", sold for $368.00

Del Bland graded AU-50.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 403, "Newcomb-6, Rarity-1", illustrated, sold for $437.00

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 6     Reverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 6