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Obverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 15     Reverse of 1817 Large Cent - Newcomb 15


1817 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 15

Rarity: Very Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1795

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1817 Newcomb 14.

The reverse die of this variety was also used on 1817 Newcomb 12.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 190, "Newcomb-15, 13 Stars, Brown" Not Sold

Del Bland graded VF-30.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 406, "Newcomb-15, High Rarity-3", not illustrated, sold for $184.00

VF-30.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1160, illustrated, sold for $184.00

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