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Obverse of 1828 Large Cent - Newcomb 2     Reverse of 1828 Large Cent - Newcomb 2


1828 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 2

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1838

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1828 Newcomb 3 
1828 Newcomb 4 
1828 Newcomb 5
 
1828 Newcomb 12

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-63 Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 228, "Newcomb-2" Not Sold

NGC AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 62, not illustrated, not sold

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