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Obverse of 1822 Large Cent - Newcomb 9     Reverse of 1822 Large Cent - Newcomb 9


1822 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 9

Rarity: Rare

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1815

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1822 Newcomb 10.

The reverse die of this variety was also used on 1822 Newcomb 8!

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Recent appearances:
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 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 1822 Large Cent - Newcomb 9     Reverse of 1822 Large Cent - Newcomb 9