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Obverse of 1818 Large Cent - Newcomb 8     Reverse of 1818 Large Cent - Newcomb 8


1818 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 8

Rarity: Extremely Rare

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1798

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

The reverse die of this variety was also used on 1818 Newcomb 10.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 200, "Newcomb-8, Brown"@$218.50

AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 194, "Newcomb-8" - Not Sold

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 8     Reverse of 1818 Large Cent - Newcomb 8