1820 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 12
Variety Equivalents: Breen 1809
This was the only use of the obverse and reverse dies.
Images courtesy of Superior
Stamp & Coin
MS-65 Red and Brown. Ex - Bowers
& Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001,
Lot 40, illustrated, 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 424,
illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Large date.
Newcomb-12, High Rarity-2...Quality of Mint State-61 but opposite the
mouth is a dent, below star seven is a smaller one, left of star ten is an
edge nick, below the end of the bust and on the surface of D STATE are
minute nicks and below N in CENT is a carbon spot. Light golden steel
tan.", sold for $345.00
VF-25. Ex - Superior
Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1173,
illustrated, sold for $115.00
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