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Obverse of 1825 Large Cent - Newcomb 3     Reverse of 1825 Large Cent - Newcomb 3


1825 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 3

Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1828

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

ex - James A. Mitchell, November 1984 - R.E. Matthews - Superior Stamp & Coin's May 28, 1989 sale, Lot 639 - Chris McCawley - Dennis Mendelson - Superior Stamp & Coin's February 3, 1991 sale, Lot 325 - March Wells - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1860, "EF-45".

Recent appearances:
EF-40.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2579 sold for $276.00

VF-35.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 212, "Newcomb-3" @$184.00

Del Bland VG-25.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 159, not illustrated, sold for $150.00

Del Bland graded EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 437, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Newcomb-3, Rarity-3...More than five points sharper but between the coronet and stars five and six is some faint corrosion, right of the base of E in ONE is a tiny nick and below ENT is a hairline scratch. Medium dark chocolate brown. Ex: Early American Coppers 4/98:223.", sold for $546.00

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