1835 LARGE CENT -
Variety Equivalents: Breen 1862
This variety was discovered by John Wright in 1982.
Proofs are known of this variety.
This obverse die of this variety was also used on:
The doubling in the die of the first five stars
indicates that they were either individually strengthened or the entire
obverse was double-hubbed. If the latter, were true, this would be
the first American "Double Die", beating the 1838
Newcomb 12 by three years and any other denomination by six (the
1841 Quarter Dollar).
The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
Images courtesy of John
Cent Book 1816-1839" by John D. Wright
Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
E-mail correspondence from
Henry Hettger, February 22, 2000
"Where Have All The
R6's Gone" by John Wright, PENNY-WISE, September 15, 2000,
Early American Coppers Club