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Obverse of 1820 Large Cent - Newcomb 3     Reverse of 1820 Large Cent - Newcomb 3


1820 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 3

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1811

Notes:
This was the only use of the obverse and reverse dies.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
MS-62+.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1168, illustrated, sold for $3,450.00

ANACS AU-50.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2555, "1820/19" sold for $345.00

VF-30.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1169, illustrated, sold for $207.00

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