1820 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 8
Variety Equivalents: Breen 1812
This was the only use of the obverse and reverse dies.
Images courtesy of Superior
Stamp & Coin
Del Bland graded EF-45.
Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s
"Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 422,
illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Small date.
Newcomb-8, High Rarity-2...Ten points sharper but with minor evidence on
both sides of contact with other objects. Medium dark steel brown. Ex:
Barney Bluestone; Judge Thomas L. Gaskill 11/56; New Netherlands Coin Co.;
Dorothy Paschal; New Netherlands Coin Co. #50 12.57:1401; J. Paul Scheetz;
Paramount International Coin Corp. 11/76:100; Robert E. Vail; Superior
Stamp & Coin Co. 9/97:408: March Wells.", sold for $805.00
Sources and recommended
Cent Book 1816-1839" by John D. Wright
Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
Early American Coppers Club