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Obverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 12     Reverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 12


Rarity: Very Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1860

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 1835 Newcomb 18, then later on 1831 Newcomb 2, and 1835 Newcomb 13.

1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 12
Images courtesy of John D. Wright, copyright 1992

Recent appearances:
Fine-12.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5410, not illustrated, sold for $34.50

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