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Obverse of 1822 Large Cent - Newcomb 4     Reverse of 1822 Large Cent - Newcomb 4


1822 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 4

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1815

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

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65 Brown.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 121, "N-4, Rarity-2", illustrated, sold for $7,475.00

NGC MS-61 Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 208, "Newcomb-4", sold for $690.00

MS60.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1181, illustrated, sold for $1,840.00

EF-40.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2564, sold for $201.25  From the Reynolds Collection, November 1983

VF-30.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 119, "Newcomb-4", not plated, sold for $172.50

Sources and/or 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