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Obverse of 1829 Large Cent - Newcomb 1     Reverse of 1829 Large Cent - Newcomb 1


Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1841

According to Wright, no Proofs are known of this variety:  "...the one in Auction80:1059 claiming to be such was not."

The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1829 Newcomb 4 and 1829 Newcomb 5.

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:

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