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Obverse of 1818 Large Cent - Newcomb 1     Reverse of 1818 Large Cent - Newcomb 1


1818 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 1

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1797

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1818 Newcomb 2.

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 198, "Newcomb-1, 1819/8, Brown" @$408.25

Del Bland graded EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 408, "Newcomb-1, Rarity-1", illustrated, sold for $529.00 Ex: Chris Victor McCawley (CVM) 2/28/92; Joe Dooley; M & G Auctions 1'/97:294: Stuart "Mac" MacDonald; Heritage Numismatic Auctions 9/97:5194

VF-35.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1161, not illustrated, sold for $126.50

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