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Obverse of 1833 Large Cent - Newcomb 2     Reverse of 1833 Large Cent - Newcomb 2


1833 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 2

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1853

Notes:
No Proofs are known of this variety.

This was the only use of the obverse die.

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Significant examples:
NGC MS-66 Red and Brown
- Hesslein 6/1927:129
- Henry C. Hines
- Dr. William H. Sheldon
- Numismatic Gallery
- Floyd T. Starr
- Stack's 6/1984:271
- J.J. Teaparty
- J.R. Frankenfield
- Superior 2/2001:1017
- Superior 1/2005:76

Auction appearances:
MS-60, virtually fully Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 83, "Newcomb 2", not plated, sold for $373.75

AU-50.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2594, unsold

Sources and 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