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Obverse of 1830 Large Cent - Newcomb 10     Reverse of 1830 Large Cent - Newcomb 10


1830 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 10

Rarity: Rare
(estimated 31-75 known)

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1845

Notes:
In 1992, Wright knew of six Proof examples of this variety.  The National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution contains a Proof example of this variety (
1985.0441.0234).

The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1830 Newcomb 3
1830 Newcomb 4

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:
F12+.  Superior 05/2001:1198, illustrated, not sold

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