1822 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 9
Variety Equivalents: Breen 1815
The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1822
The reverse die of this
variety was also used on 1822 Newcomb
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Stamp & Coin
Net Fine-15, sharpness of VF-35.
Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M.
LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2566 Not sold
Del Bland graded VF-20.
Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s
"Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 430,
illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Newcomb-9, Rarity-5...Sharpness
of VF-30 but cleaned and nicely retoned to a dark steel brown with very
light corrosion through STATES OF and a barely noticeable edge dent over
S. Early die state. An excellent example of a rare variety that is tied
for fifth finest known with five others.", sold for $1,552.00
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