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Obverse of 1831 Large Cent - Newcomb 1     Reverse of 1831 Large Cent - Newcomb 1


1831 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 1

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1848


 

Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:
MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 82, "Newcomb 1, Large Letters", not plated, sold for $431.25

Notes:
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 1831 Newcomb 14.

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