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Obverse of 1831 Large Cent - Newcomb 2     Reverse of 1831 Large Cent - Newcomb 2


Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1847

Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:

No Proofs are known of this variety.

The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1831 Newcomb 3.

The reverse die of this variety saw much later use on 1835 Newcomb 12, 1835 Newcomb 13, and 1835 Newcomb 18.

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