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Obverse of 1824 Large Cent - Newcomb 2     Reverse of 1824 Large Cent - Newcomb 2


Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1825

No Proofs are known of this variety.

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

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
MS-60 Brown, Corroded.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5408, not illustrated, sold for $241.50

Del Bland graded EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 436, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Newcomb-2, Rarity-1...With a minute planchet defect left of star twelve. Sharper by five points but at K5 on the reverse is a light edge dent and below O in OF is a small nick. Dark chocolate brown.", sold for $776.00

"EF-40" (illustrated above)
  - Dr. Robert J. Shalowitz, November 22, 1990
- March Wells
- Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1854

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