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Obverse of 1828 Large Cent - Newcomb 8     Reverse of 1828 Large Cent - Newcomb 8


Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1838

The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1828 Newcomb 9 and 1828 Newcomb 11.

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-58 Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 230, "Newcomb-8" Not Sold  From Lester Merkin's sale of November 1965, Lot 99

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