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Obverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 4     Reverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 4


Rarity: Very Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1860


1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 4
Images courtesy of John D. Wright, copyright 1992

Recent appearances:
EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2600, "Head of 1834" sold for $3,910.00

Del Bland graded VG-7.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 485, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Type of 1834. Newcomb-4, High Rarity-4…Slightly sharper but an obvious scratch from the nose to star two and a light edge dent over star five. Medium chocolate brown.", sold for $172.00

No Proofs are known of this variety.

The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1835 Newcomb 3, 1835 Newcomb 10, and 1835 Newcomb 18.

The reverse die of this variety was also used on 1835 Newcomb 2.

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