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Obverse of 1819 Large Cent - Newcomb 3     Reverse of 1819 Large Cent - Newcomb 3


1819 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 3

Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1802

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1819 Newcomb 4

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1819 Newcomb 5

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
Del Bland graded VF-30.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 417, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Newcomb-3, Rarity-3...A nice medium dark chocolate brown obverse with a lighter brown reverse showing a few small olive toning spots. Around ONE CENT are some minor abrasions, otherwise choice. Ex: Superior Galleries 10/2000:1274.", sold for $207.00

Del Bland graded VF-30.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 418, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Newcomb-3, Rarity-3...A very attractive medium dark steel brown cent with a tiny nick on the neck and one on the edge right of star ten. Ex: McCawley + Grellman Auctions #9 7/93:653; Stuart "Mac" MacDonald; Heritage Numismatic Auctions 9/97:5200.", sold for $184.00

VF-25.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1165, illustrated, sold for $115.00

Sources and/or 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 1819 Large Cent - Newcomb 3     Reverse of 1819 Large Cent - Newcomb 3