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Obverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 6     Reverse of 1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 6


1835 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 6

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1861

Notes:
No Proofs are known of this variety.

The obverse die of this variety was also used earlier on 1835 Newcomb 5 and 1835 Newcomb 11.

The reverse die of this variety was also used on 1835 Newcomb 8.

 

1835 Large Cent - Newcomb 6
Images courtesy of John D. Wright, copyright 1992

Recent appearances:
Del Bland graded VF-25.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 160, not illustrated, sold for $184.00

PCGS graded MS-63 Brown and Del Bland graded MS-61.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 486, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Small 8 and stars. Newcomb-6, Rarity-1…With a tiny planchet defect below the eye. Light brown with traces of mint red around most devices and a darker area between stars three and four. Marred only by a thin, hardly noticeable scratch opposite the forehead. A beautiful coin that boasts splendid color and a sharp strike. Ex: James G. Macallister, circa 1945 as "Unc." for $15.", sold for $920.00

Del Bland graded VF-25.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 487, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Small 8 and stars, type of 1834. Newcomb-6, Rarity-1…Sharper by five points but the surfaces are not perfectly smooth and at star six is a very small nick. Darkish steel in color. As the surfaces are not perfectly smooth, inspection is recommended. Appealing color. Ex: James G. Macallister 6/6/44 at $5.", sold for $80.00

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