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Obverse of 1818 Large Cent - Newcomb 4     Reverse of 1818 Large Cent - Newcomb 4


1818 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 4

Rarity: Rare

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1797

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

The reverse die of this variety was also used on 1818 Newcomb 5.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
"VF-25".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 622, sold for $6,325.00 Ex Denis Loring 1972-R. S. Brown, Jr., Superior 9/30/86:493- Dennis Mendelson, Superior 2/7/2000:1786- Dr. Wallace Lee. 

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 1818 Large Cent - Newcomb 4     Reverse of 1818 Large Cent - Newcomb 4