1825 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 8
Rarity: Scarce to
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 - Don Valenziano, June
29, 1995 - March Wells - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long
Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1865, "EF-40+".
AU-50. Ex - Bowers and Merena
Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 214
sold for $690.00
EF-45. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of
Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2581 sold for
Del Bland graded
VF-30. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles,
Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001,
lot 438, not illustrated, where it was described as follows:
"Newcomb-8, Rarity-2...Sharpness of Extremely Fine 40 but cleaned and
retoned to a light steel tan color with a small nick opposite the
eye.", sold for $253.00
Cent Book 1816-1839" by John D. Wright
Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
Early American Coppers Club