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Obverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 2     Reverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 2


Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1860


Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:

Del Bland graded VF-35.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 483, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Type of 1834. Newcomb-2, Rarity-3…There is a tiny planchet clip over star two. Smooth darkish steel brown surfaces. Defect free and really a nice cent.", sold for $460.00

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 4.

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