1835 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 15
Variety Equivalents: Breen 1862
No Proofs are known of this variety.
This was the only use of the obverse and reverse dies.
1835 Large Cent - Newcomb
Images courtesy of John
D. Wright, copyright 1992
Del Bland graded EF-40.
Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s
"Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 493,
not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Head of 1836.
Newcomb-15, Low Rarity-2…More than five points sharper but between
stars six and seven is a small edge dent, in the upper left obverse
field are a few minor nicks and touching the top of the head is a small
reddish spot where an attempt was made to remove a bit of carbon. Medium
steel brown.", sold for $126.00
Del Bland graded
AU-55. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles,
Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001,
lot 494, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Type of
1836. Newcomb-15½, Rarity-2… Double profile on forehead, lips, chin
and a couple of stars, the last three with triple outlines. Beautiful
frosty and lustrous darkish steel brown with light steel blue overtones,
the reverse blended with medium chocolate brown. Very nearly perfect
surfaces showing a minute nick below the space between T and A in
STATES. Later die state adds further to the appeal of this exceptional
coin. Ex: John M. Foreman, Sr.; Stack's 1/93:1232; Anthony Terranova;
M & G Auctions 1/95:529.", sold for $437.00
Cent Book 1816-1839" by John D. Wright
Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
Early American Coppers Club