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Obverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 3   Reverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 3


1835 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 3

Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1860

 

1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 3
Images courtesy of John D. Wright, copyright 1992

Recent appearances:

Del Bland graded VF-30.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 484, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Type of 1834. Newcomb-3, Rarity-3…With a small planchet lamination in the field behind the neck. Medium steel brown with a few minor nicks on both sides and an unimportant edge dent between S and T of STATES. Tied for eight finest known with perhaps five other examples.", not sold

Notes:
No Proofs are known of this variety.

The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1835 Newcomb 4, 1835 Newcomb 10, and 1835 Newcomb 18.

The reverse die of this variety was also used earlier on 1834 Newcomb 1.

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