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Obverse of 1829 Large Cent - Newcomb 9     Reverse of 1829 Large Cent - Newcomb 9


Rarity: Very Scarce
(est. 200 known or less)

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1844

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 3 and 1829 Newcomb 5.

Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:
VF-25.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2585, "Small Letters" sold for $276.00 Purchased from Jim Aksamit, February 1990; previously from D.T. Brown

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