1828 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 3
Variety Equivalents: Breen 1838
The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1828
Newcomb 2, 1828 Newcomb 4, 1828
Newcomb 5, and 1828 Newcomb 12.
The reverse die of this
variety was also used on 1827
Newcomb 3 and 1827
Images courtesy of Superior
Stamp & Coin
Del Bland graded VF-30.
Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s
"Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 453,
illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Large narrow date.
Newcomb-3, Rarity-2...Sharper by five points but the surfaces are not
perfectly smooth. Glossy dark olive and very appealing. Well struck and an
early die state, before the crack appears through the 8 to the curls. Ex:
James G. Macallister, circa 1945 at $10.", sold for $218.00
Sources and recommended
Cent Book 1816-1839" by John D. Wright
Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
Early American Coppers Club