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1829 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 6

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1841

Notes:
According to Wright: "There are 12 to 16 Proofs from these dies, most of them bronzed".

This was the only use of the obverse and reverse dies.

Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Significant examples:
NGC Proof-66 Brown, Bronzed
- Mortimer Livingston Mackenzie
- Edward Cogan 6/1869:675
- Dr. Edward Maris
- Richard B. Winsor
- S.H. & H. Chapman 12/1895:931
- John H. Clapp
- Clapp Estate 1942
- Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr.
- Bowers & Merena 5/1996:567
- Superior 1/2005:79

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