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Obverse of 1825 Large Cent - Newcomb 6     Reverse of 1825 Large Cent - Newcomb 6


Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1828

Regarding Proofs of this variety, Wright noted in 1992 that two had been reported (one ex-French), but that both were unverified and doubtful.

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

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

ex - Foreman Rare Coins, June 1988 - March Wells - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1863, "AU-50".

Recent appearances:
MS60.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1187, illustrated, sold for $3,680.00

EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2580 sold for $299.00

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