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Obverse of 1831 Large Cent - Newcomb 11     Reverse of 1831 Large Cent - Newcomb 11


Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1847


Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:
AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 241, "Newcomb-11, Medium Letters" Not Sold

Regarding Proofs, Wright commented in 1992: "Surprisingly enough for a carryover die, at least two Proofs have been confirmed."

The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1831 Newcomb 12.

The reverse die of this variety was also used first on 1830 Newcomb 6.

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