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Obverse of 1824 Large Cent - Newcomb 3     Reverse of 1824 Large Cent - Newcomb 3


Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1826

No Proofs are known of this variety.

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

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

ex - Jack Borckardt, April 8, 1988 - March Wells - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1855, "EF-40".

Recent appearances:
Net EF-40, sharpness of EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2575 sold for $316.25 From the Reynolds Collection, November 1983

NGC MS-65 Brown.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 687, sold for $5,462.50 Ex New Netherlands Coin Co., 11/56:410-Norweb collection, Bowers & Merena 11/14/88:2889 (the Norweb provenance is noted on the NGC grading label). 

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