1829 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 7
Rarity: Very Scarce
Variety Equivalents: Breen 1842
No Proofs are known of this variety.
This was the only use of
the obverse die.
The reverse die of this
variety was also used on 1829 Newcomb 4.
Images courtesy of John
VF20. Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin
Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1195, illustrated, sold for $460.00
Del Bland graded VG-10. Ex
- Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s
"Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot
457, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Large
letters. Newcomb-7, Rarity-4...With some blunt striking as usually
seen. Sharpness of Fine-15 but the surfaces are uniformly and
lightly porous with a scratch above EN of CENT. Dark olive steel
with lighter high points.", sold for $80.00
Sources and/or recommended
Cent Book 1816-1839" by John D. Wright
Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
Early American Coppers Club