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Obverse of 1836 Large Cent - Newcomb 5     Reverse of 1836 Large Cent - Newcomb 5


Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1863

No Proofs are known of this variety.

This was the only use of the obverse and reverse dies.

1836 Large Cent - Newcomb 5
Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:
MS-60 Brown, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5411, not illustrated, sold for $184.00 

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