1828 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 6
Variety Equivalents: Breen 1839
The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1828
This was the only use of
the reverse die.
Images courtesy of Superior
Stamp & Coin
PCGS MS-65 Brown. Ex - Bowers
& Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part
III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1343, illustrated, sold for $1,610.00
NGC MS-63 Brown. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan
Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 229, "Newcomb-6"
MS62. Ex - Superior
Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1191,
illustrated, sold for $2,185.00
Del Bland graded EF-45.
Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s
"Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 454,
illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Large narrow date.
Newcomb-6, High Rarity-1...Five points sharper but a faint hairline
scratch and some microscopic abrasions are almost hidden in the left
obverse field and over the right side of O in OF is a tiny nick on a
dentil. Medium steel brown mixed with golden brown obviously faded from
mint red with a few small darker spots on the obverse. Ex: Paul Norris;
Superior Galleries 5/92:558; Jack Goetz; Superior Stamp & Coin
9/98:1466.", sold for $322.00
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