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Obverse of 1824 Large Cent - Newcomb 4     Reverse of 1824 Large Cent - Newcomb 4


1824 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 4

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1827

Notes:
No Proofs are known of this variety.

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

 

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

The coin illustrated above is ex - Lester Merkin's September 1967 sale, Lot 87 - Robinson S. Brown, Jr. - Superior Stamp & Coin's September 30, 1986 sale, Lot 580 - Dennis Mendelson - Superior Stamp & Coin's February 3, 1991 sale, Lot 319 - Stuart MacDonald - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s September 11, 1997 sale, Lot 5440 - March Wells - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1856, "EF-45".  This is the plate coin from John Wright's "The Cent Book 1816-1839".

Recent appearances:
EF-45.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 211, "Newcomb-4" Not Sold

EF45.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1185, illustrated, sold for $316.25

Net VF-30, sharpness of AU-50.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2576, "Normal Date" Not sold  From the Bowers and Merena ANA Sale of the Millennium, August 2000, Lot 347

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