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Obverse of 1820 Large Cent - Newcomb 5     Reverse of 1820 Large Cent - Newcomb 5


1820 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 5

Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1812

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

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 202, "Newcomb-5, Small Date, Brown"@$1,380.00

EF-40+.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1170, illustrated, sold for $431.25

VF-25.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1171, illustrated, sold for $115.00

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