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Obverse of 1833 Large Cent - Newcomb 6     Reverse of 1833 Large Cent - Newcomb 6


1833 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 6

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1853

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1833 Large Cent - Newcomb 6
Images courtesy of John D. Wright, copyright 1992

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 245, "Newcomb-6" @$552.00

AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 246, "Newcomb-6" Not Sold

EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2596 sold for $126.50

MS-63 Red and Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 476, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Newcomb-6, Rarity-1+…Mostly brown with a lovely arc of greenish luster. This one has a sharp double profile on Liberty, top to bottom, also doubled on a few of the stars (the first three) and LIBERTY. Choice surfaces and excellent color.", sold for $575.00

Del Bland graded EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 477, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Newcomb-6, High Rarity-1…A trifle sharper but between stars eleven and twelve is a small edge dent. Medium chocolate brown with evidence of dark olive above stars seven to nine and through STATES OF AMER.", sold for $184.00

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.

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

 
 

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