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Obverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 8     Reverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 8


1817 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 8

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1793

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

The reverse die of this variety was also used on 1817 Newcomb 7.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-53 Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 41, not illustrated, sold for $230.00

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 8     Reverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 8