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Obverse of 1820 Large Cent - Newcomb 11     Reverse of 1820 Large Cent - Newcomb 11


1820 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 11

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1809

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

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
EF-45.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 206, "Newcomb-11, Large Date" Not Sold

Del Bland graded EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 423, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Large date. Newcomb-11, High Rarity-2... Nearly mint state in sharpness but cleaned and retoned to a dark olive color with a minute nick at the corner of the mouth, one midway between stars two and three and a gouge at the base of E in AMERICA.", sold for $368.00

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

Obverse of 1820 Large Cent - Newcomb 11     Reverse of 1820 Large Cent - Newcomb 11

Obverse of 1820 Large Cent - Newcomb 11     Reverse of 1820 Large Cent - Newcomb 11