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Obverse of 1829 Large Cent - Newcomb 7     Reverse of 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 D. Wright

Recent appearances:
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 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